Letters to and from Darwin in the immediate aftermath of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’.
On 20th February, 1835, Charles Darwin was lying down in a wood having a rest in Valvidia, Southern Chile, when he experienced a major earthquake.
On 10th January 1860, Charles Darwin wrote to his good friend the geologist Charles Lyell, humorously describing mankind’s ancestor.
My wonderful, long-suffering partner, Jen, filled a gaping hole in my Darwin-groupie library this Christmas.
In which one of Darwin's correspondents compares Darwin's famous moth prediction with the prediction of the orbit of the planet Neptune.