NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGES OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ADVENTURE AND BEAGLE Between the Years 1826 and 1836 , Describing Their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America , and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe

By: Darwin, Charles; King, Parker P. Captain; Fitz-Roy, Robert, Captain

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Boards with light rubbing to extremities but in lovely shape for its age ; 3 volume set and appendix in separate book. Vol. I: Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826 - 1830, under the command of Captain P. Parker King. Vol. II: Proceedings of the second expedition, 1831 - 1836, under the command of Captain Robert Fitz-Roy, Vol. III: Journal and Remarks. 1832 - 1836, by Charles Darwin, Appendix to the second volume in separate book. - Original dark green boards with blindstamped decoration. Maps in front pockets of each volume. This is the official account of the most famous nineteenth century naval exploring expedition, of which Darwin's contribution amounts to the entire third volume of the work. This third volume is here in its very first issue and includes all Darwin's observations made during the expedition. Darwin's volume is twenty years before he published one of the most influential books ever written, "Origin of Species"; 8vo; xxiii, 597; xiv, 694; xiv, 615; 352, 16 pages

Title: NARRATIVE OF THE SURVEYING VOYAGES OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ADVENTURE AND BEAGLE Between the Years 1826 and 1836 , Describing Their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America , and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe

Author Name: Darwin, Charles; King, Parker P. Captain; Fitz-Roy, Robert, Captain

Categories: Available Inventory, Seafaring,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street: 1839

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Order Number: 12568