Orders first part of vol. 3 of Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Histoire naturelle générale des règnes organiques [3 vols. (1854–62)].
Down Bromley Kent
Please order & send to 57 Queen Anne St.— ``La premi`ere partie du troisi`eme volume de Histoire Nat. g´en´erale des regnes organiques'' by Is. Geoffroy St. Hilaire.
I see that it is just published.
Yours faithfully | C. Darwin
- f1 2723.f1Dated by the reference to the third volume of I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1854--62.
- f2 2723.f2The third volume of I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1854--62 was issued in two parts, the first of which was published in 1860. The volume requested by CD includes discussions of the origin of domestic animals, teratology, and hybridisation. In the back of his copy, CD noted: `I have selected only for my 1
stvolume *on Dom Animals [interl blue crayon]— Must be all gone over again & Indexed Especially for Hybridisation very good.—' CD's annotated copy of the entire work is in the Darwin Library--CUL.