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  1. Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    [Letter] October 2 / C[harles]. Darwin.
    Darwin requests 2 oz. bottles with corks which he states were ordered a "week or 10 days ago." Darwin's speculations about evolution and natural selection in his Origin of the Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871) were published and widely discussed during his lifetime.
  2. Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    [Letter] April 6, Kent (England), [to] Dear Sir / C[harles]. Darwin.
    Darwin extends his "very sincere thanks" to the recipient for offering "effectually and completely" information on the "habit of your cuckoo." He also sends his thanks to Dr. Brewer, and regrets that he was not able to see the recipient when he was last in England. Darwin asks whether his addressee has had the leisure for natural history, and speculates that "an account of the Japan shells, would, I should think, be very interesting." Darwin's theories about evolution and natural selection in his Origin of the Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871) were published and widely discussed during his lifetime.
  3. Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    [Letter] April 25, Kent [to] Dear and Honored Sir / Ch[arles]. Darwin.
    Darwin relates, "At last I have found time to correct the Origin." He states that he has compared the text of the third English edition with the second edition which was translated into German, and has made pencil corrections. "As I am a poor German scholar," Darwin confesses, "it would take me a long time to compare all, but it will lose you very little time." He also discusses "enlarging the part which has been most criticized." Darwin feels "quite doubtful" about the possibility of Mr. Swigerbart[?] translating his book on orchids. He mentions the woodcuts and the possibility of Mr. Murray printing the edition. Darwin's speculations about evolution and natural selection in his Origin of the Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871) were published and widely discussed during his lifetime.
  4. Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    [Letter] October 14, Kent (England), [to] Dear Madam / C. Darwin [Charles Darwin].
    Darwin thanks the recipient for sending "capital specimens" of the male and female. Darwin remarks that there is "marked difference" in their wings which is new to him. He mentions that he hopes to have a friend examine the species in India, and thanks the sender for her offer to make further observations next summer. Naturalist Charles Darwin's speculations about evolution and natural selection in his Origin of the Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871) were published and widely discussed during his lifetime.
  5. Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    [Manuscript] [pre-1877] Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species / Charles Darwin.
    The seller's notes (date-stamped January 14, 1964) indicate that the 13-line manuscript for Darwin's Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species (1877) contains cross-outs and additions in Darwin's hand. In the corresponding printed text, Darwin's corrections are highlighted in red by the seller on page 44. Naturalist Charles Darwin's speculations about evolution and natural selection in his Origin of the Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871) were published and widely discussed during his lifetime.
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