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Charles Darwin
1869 On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin Folding Plate Fifth Edition
John Murray, 1869. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggles For Life Charles Darwin 1869 John Murray : London 7.5" by 5" [5], vi-xiii, [1], xv-xxiii, [2], 2-596, [1], 2-32pp SUMMARY The notable fifth edition of Charles Darwin's influential 'On the Origin of Species', this edition is important because it is the first time that Darwin uses the term 'survival of the fittest'. Illustrated with a folding plate. Folding Plates,Illustrated,Publishers' Original Binding Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 1 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.90 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION The fifth edition of this work. An unrestored complete copy. This fifth edition is notable, as it was the first time the phrase 'survival of the fittest' was included. The phrase had been coined by the philosopher Herbert Spencer in his 1864 work 'Principles of Biology'. The term is used first in the heading of Chapter IV. With a half-title. With a folding plate of a graph facing page 132. With three pages of additions and corrections to page xi-xiii. With thirty-two pages of publishers adverts to the rear, dated September 1868. Collated, complete. 'On the Origin of Species' is one of the most influential works on science ever published, and this work is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology, and thus caused controversy upon its publication. To this day, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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