The Age of Lamarck: Evolutionary Theories in France, 1790-1830

By Corsi, Pietro

SKU# 18487

$ 65.00

Pp. xiii, 360.  Publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in silver on the spine, light blue pictorial dust jacket, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo.  Translated from the first Italian edition by Jonathan Mandelbaum in 1983.  This volume recreates the natural history milieu of these decades with a detail that transforms our understanding of the developments in science in that period….  There is also excellent discussion of the fate of Lamarck’s ideas and publications after his death (from a quote by John C. Greene on the rear jacket flap).  No ownership marks.

Publisher University of California Press
Publisher Place Berkeley
Date Published 1988
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-520-05830-5
Limited Edition