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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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  • … In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he …
  • … arranged alphabetically, of the scientific books read from 1838 through 1846, but it was not kept up …
  • … by H. W. Rutherford ( Catalogue of the library of Charles Darwin now in the Botany School, …
  • … Inside Front Cover] C. Darwin June 1 st . 1838 Stoke’s Library 1 …
  • … . [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 muscles & bones of man & animals.— (Read) Buckland Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland …
  • … 119: 4a] Lessings Laocoon [Lessing 1836] Whewell inductive History [Whewell 1837] …
  • … travels in N. America [W. Bartram 1791] May 18 Stanley Familiar Hist. of Birds [E. Stanley …
  • … & several reviews [Carlyle 1838–9] Nov 8 th  Murchison Silurian System [Murchison 1839] …
  • … [Bell 1806]. Bucklands Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] Read half through Swedish …
  • … Rich d . 2 d . poor. Henry IV [Shakespeare:  King Richard II ;  King Henry IV ] …
  • … 1841]. 2 d . vols. —— 30 th . Smollets William & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— …
  • … [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 …
  • … In February 1882, however, after reading the introduction to William Ogle’s translation of Aristotle …
  • … from these portfolios is in DAR 205, the letter from William Edward Shuckard to which CD refers has …
  • … British Association for the Advancement of Science (1854). Richard Owen gave the same paper at the …
  • … 1848.  Memoirs of the life of William   Collins, Esq., R.A.  2 vols. London.  *119: 23; 119: …