175pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket has no chips or tears, very slight age-toning to edges. Clever, entertaining, informative and very readable introduction to Darwin's life and theories as well as an overview of the general history and controversy of the development of scientific thought into branches such as evolutionary biology, molecular biology and genetics. Illustrated throughout with the imaginative drawings and cartoons of Borin Van Loon. Includes a postscript and section on further reading. For similar illustrative style and subject matter, see also book numbers 1342 and 1343 (Get a Grip series on Genetics and Evolution). ISBN 0906495954. #1856.
Title: Darwin for Beginners
Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Writers & Readers: 1982
ISBN Number: 0906495954
ISBN Number 13: 9780906495957
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Size: Small 4to.
Seller ID: 1856
Keywords: Darwin for Beginners, DARWIN CHARLES, Evolution, Biology, Natural History, Intelligent Design, Creationism, History of Science, Jonathan Miller, Borin Van Loon, Lyell, Buffon, Gregor Mendel, Wallace, August Weismann, Bishop Wilburforce, Erasmus Darwin, 1809 1882 NATURALISTS Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Lamarck, Epigenesis, Essentialism, Scientific Theory, Creation, Adaptation, Voyage of the Beagle, Natural Philosophy, Cartoons, Illustrations,