A sumptuous photobook of pigeon varieties.
Writing tagged: ‘pigeons’
Hats off to Tegetmeier!
Today marks the 196th anniversary of the birth of one of my favourite mini-heroes of science, W.B. Tegetmeier.
A cat amongst the pigeons
Darwin rises yet further in my esteem
03-May-1859: The first review of ‘On the Origin of Species’…
On 3rd May 1858, the first reviewer of ‘On the Origin of Species’, Whitwell Elwin, politely suggested Darwin might do better writing a book about pigeons.
How about a nice little book on pigeons?
How (supposedly) Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' was nearly not published.