The Voyage of the Beagle
by Charles Darwin
Publisher: P.F. Collier & son 1909
Number of pages: 564
This richly readable book is the product of Charles Darwin's amazing journey aboard the Beagle where he made observations that led to his revolutionary theory of natural selection. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.
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