Search results for: 'DARWIN, Charles'
DARWIN, Charles. Autograph letter signed to Sir Henry Holland.
Down, Bromley, Kent : An unpublished fully autograph letter signed from Darwin to Sir Henry Holland, thanking him for congratulations on his receipt of the Copley medal, discussing Herbert Spencer's new work and his own health and commenting on Holland's travel and adventures ("How wonderful your strength & vigour of interest are: I had heard of your Gibraltar expedition").
Sir... Learn More£14,000.00
Stock Code: 142404
DARWIN, Charles. Autograph letter signed, to Henry Colburn.
[late October 1837]An unrecorded early letter from Charles Darwin to his publisher Henry Colburn, regarding the proofing of his upcoming first book, the Voyage of the Beagle, the seminal account of probably the most important voyage in the history of science.
Darwin completed the first draft of the book in June 1837, and in late September sent the manuscript to... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 142676
BABBAGE, Charles. Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on some of its Causes.
London : 1830First octavo edition, in the original boards, of the author's scathing and sensational critique of the English scientific establishment; presentation copy to a Continental colleague, inscribed by Babbage on the front free endpaper "To M. Nicollet from the Author". Joseph Nicolas Nicollet is a fitting recipient, as a member of the Bureau des longitudes,... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 131351
READE, W. Winwood. The Outcast.
London : 1875First edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To my friend Frederick Greenwood, WR - April 75". A pencil note on the endpaper verso notes "Reade died on 24 April 1875 a few days after inscribing this book". Greenwood was editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, to which Reade was a regular contributor, and the two had a long-held correspondence.... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 139835
BELT, Thomas. The Naturalist in Nicaragua:
London : 1874,First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed verso of the front free endpaper, "P. Brown Esqre, M.D. with the kind regards of the Author", with Brown's ownership inscription to the title page. The son of a Newcastle seedsman, Belt (1832-1878) was educated at a private school conducted by by John Storey, a secretary of Tyneside Naturalists' Field Club,... Learn MoreSpecial Price £1,312.50 Regular Price £1,750.00
Stock Code: 114155
MARX, Karl. Das Kapital. Kritik der politischen Oekonomie.
Hamburg : 1867First edition, presentation copy, inscribed not quite a year after publication on the verso of the title, "Au citoyen César de Paepe, salut fraternel, Karl Marx, Londres 3 Septembre 1868", and with one small pencil correction to the text, also presumably by Marx. The Belgian César De Paepe (18411890) was the leader of the International Working Men's... Learn More£500,000.00
Stock Code: 116802