Darwin and Huxley in Australia


1970. First Edition. Fine. No inscriptions. Two obscure young Englishmen visit Australia. The first was Charles Darwin, in 1836, official Naturalist in His Majesty's Survey Ship "Beagle", & the second in 1847, was Thomas Henry Huxley, assistant to the surgeon of Her Majesty's Survey Ship, "Rattlesnake". and the rest is history. Drawings reproduced from Huxley's Diary of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Contents fine, with no inscriptions, no owner plates, no foxing. Near fine dust jacket with only flaw being a dent from a paper-clip & very minimal edge-wear. 142 pp protected by archival sleeve. 

Author: Marshall, A. J.
Published: 1970 Hodder & Stoughton Australia
ISBN: 0340126396
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Book Condition: Fine

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