Erasmus Darwin

KRAUSE, Ernst; DARWIN, Charles; DALLAS, W. S. (trans.)

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A biography of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) by his grandson Charles Darwin and the German biologist Ernst Krause, first published in 1879. Ernst Krause wrote a paper on the scientific works Erasmus Darwin which was published in the German language journal Kosmos in February of that year. This was translated into English by William Sweetland Dallas as "The Scientific Works of Erasmus Darwin" beginning on p. 130 of this editon. Charles Darwin added a "preliminary notice" based on material that was in the possession of his family.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: D. Appleton and Co
  • Edition: First U. S. Edition
  • Date Published: 1880
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library-good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    iv, 216, [8] p. 20 cm. Frontispiece portrait and two b&w drawing. Brown cloth hardcover with gold and black impressing. Repaired spine ends, newer endpapers. Ex lib with ink stamps on text block edges and blind stamps on title, and two following leaves.

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