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Next day I started for Cambridge to see Henslow, and thence to London to see Fitz-Roy, and all was soon arranged. Afterwards on becoming very intimate with Fitz-Roy, I heard that I had run a very narrow risk of being rejected, on account of the shape of my nose!

The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 29. The autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882, The Voyage of the Beagle From 27 December, 1831 TO 2 October, 1836.

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The Works of Charles Darwin. Electronic Edition.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-001-1

Language: English

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Darwin, Charles. The Works of Charles Darwin. Edited by Paul H. Barrett and R. B. Freeman. 29 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1987-1990.

  • Vol. 1. Introduction; Diary of the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle. Edited by Nora Barlow (1933).
  • Vol. 2. Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries Visited by H. M. S. Beagle (1839), Part I.
  • Vol. 3. Journal of Researches...., Part II.
  • Vol. 4. The Zoology of the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle, under the Command of Captain Fitzroy, During the Years 1832-1836 (1838- 1843), Part I, Fossil Mammalia; Part II, Mammalia.
  • Vol. 5. The Zoology...., Part III, Birds.
  • Vol. 6. The Zoology...., Part IV, Fish; Part V, Reptiles.
  • Vol. 7. The Geology of the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle, Part I, The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs (1889). Introduction by John W. Judd (1890).
  • Vol. 8. The Geology..., Part II, The Volcanic Islands (1844).
  • Vol. 9. The Geology..., Part III, The South America (1846).
  • Vol. 10. The Foundations of the Origin of Species. Two essays, written in 1842 and 1844. Edited by Francis Darwin (1909).
  • Vol. 11. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (1851). Vol. I The Lepadidae.
  • Vol. 12. A Monograph...Cirripedia. (1854). Vol. II The Balanidae, Part I.
  • Vol. 13. A Monograph...Cirripedia. (1854).Vol. II The Balanidae, Part II.
  • Vol. 14. A Monograph on the Fossil Lepadidae (1851); and A Monograph on the Fossil Balanidae (1854).
  • Vol. 15. The Origin of Species. 1st ed. (1859).
  • Volume 16. The Origin of Species. 6th ed. (1876).
  • Vol. 17. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects. 2nd ed. (1877).
  • Vol. 19. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants. 2nd ed. (1882).
  • Vol. 20. The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication. 2nd ed. (1875). Vol. I. With preface by Asa Gray (1868).
  • Vol. 21. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. 2nd ed. With an essay by T. H. Huxley (1877), Part I.
  • Vol. 22. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. 2nd ed. (1877), Part II.
  • Vol. 23. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. 2nd ed. Edited by Francis Darwin (1890).
  • Vol. 24. Insectivorous Plants. 2nd ed. Revised by Francis Darwin (1888).
  • Vol. 25. The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom. 2nd ed. (1878).
  • Vol. 26. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species. 2nd ed. With preface by Francis Darwin (1884).
  • Vol. 27. The Power of Movement in Plants (1880).
  • Vol. 28. The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits (1881).
  • Vol. 29. Erasmus Darwin. By Ernst Krause, with a preliminary notice by Charles Darwin (1879). The Autobiography of Charles Darwin. Edited by Nora Barlow (1958).


Editorial board:

  • Paul H. Barrett, formerly Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University, editor of The Collected Papers of Charles Darwin (1977); A Concordance to Darwin's Origin of Species (1981); and A Concordance to Darwin's Expression of the Emotions (1986).
  • Peter Gautrey, formerly Under Librarian in the manuscripts department of Cambridge University Library and an expert in Darwin bibliography and manuscript.
  • R. B. Freeman, formerly Emeritus Reader and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of London.

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