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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 …
  • … [Reimarius 1760] The Highlands & Western Isl ds  letter to Sir W Scott [MacCulloch 1824 …
  • … 1824] Hume’s Essay [?Hume 1741–2] J. Taylor Art of Dying [J. Taylor 1651] …
  • … 1834–40]: In Portfolio of “abstracts” 34  —letter from Skuckard of books on Silk Worm …
  • … The Emigrant, Head [F. B. Head 1846] St. John’s Highlands [C. W. G. Saint John 1846] …
  • … 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 …
  • … 1848] Cuming Lion Hunter [Cumming 1850] Sir C. Phillips Recollections of Curran [C. …
  • … B.M. 6. 6. Black Edin. Longman [Ramsay 1848] St. John’s Nat. Hist. of Sutherlanshire, Murray …
  • … Boswell’s life of Johnsons [Boswell 1831] 4 vols 25 Phillips Geology [J. Phillips 1837–9] …
  • … [Bell 1806]. Bucklands Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] Read half through Swedish …
  • … 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 …
  • … Erskine. 2 vols. London.  *119: 14 Babington, Charles Cardale. 1839.  Primitiæ floræ   …