Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. With a New Preface by Charles G. Darwin. Illustrated with Wood Engravings by Paul Landacre.Adelaide, South Australia: Printed for the Limited Editions Club at the Griffin Press, 1963.

Earlier this year, Lehigh's Special Collections exhibited a selection of Darwin's works, early editions drawn from the collection of alumnus Robert B. Honeyman in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth. Shown here is the Limited Editions Club version of Darwin's classic text on evolution.

Printed in an edition of 1500 copies, Lehigh has copy no. 924.

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Plate from the "On the Origin of Species"