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Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … [Reimarius 1760] The Highlands & Western Isl ds  letter to Sir W Scott [MacCulloch 1824 …
  • … . [Knapp] 1838] Read Gleanings in Natural History. By Edward Jesse, Surveyor of Her Majesty’s …
  • … June /41/ [Herschel 1841] I see I  must   study  Whewell on Philosophy of Science [Whewell 1840] …
  • … in Hort. Soc. Hooker? Rogets Bridgewater Treatise [Roget 1834]: very good, abortive organs …
  • …  in muscles & bones of man & animals.— (Read) Buckland Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland …
  • … travels in N. America [W. Bartram 1791] May 18 Stanley Familiar Hist. of Birds [E. Stanley …
  • … [Bell 1806]. Bucklands Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] Read half through Swedish …
  • … Fossorial Hymenop. [Shuckard 1837] d[itt]o —— Hamilton on the Dog [C. H. Smith 1839–40] 2 d …
  • … 1841]. 2 d . vols. —— 30 th . Smollets William & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— …
  • … [Heberden 1801] 7 th  Rogets Bridgewater Treatise [Roget 1834] 9 th  Jukes Voyage …
  • … [DAR *128: 149] Murray Geograph. Distrib. Price William & Norgate 2” 12” 6 [A. Murray …
  • …  Hind’s Solar System [Hind 1852] April 20 th  William Humboldts letters [K. W. von Humboldt …
  • … 1859]. (goodish) 1  The personal library of Charles Stokes from whom CD borrowed books …
  • … 7  Probably a reference to the private library of William Jackson Hooker and his son, Joseph …
  • … from these portfolios is in DAR 205, the letter from William Edward Shuckard to which CD refers has …
  • … Erskine. 2 vols. London.  *119: 14 Babington, Charles Cardale. 1839.  Primitiæ floræ   …