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Darwin on Humus and The Earthworm

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Darwin on Humus and The Earthworm - The Formation Of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations on their habits.

Faber and Faber - 1966 (reissue)
This edition first printed 1945

Introduction by Sir Albert Howard

Hardback with dustjacket. Ex library with usual markings. Some staining to side page edges and old tape markings to inside cover. DJ in very good condition with bumping to edges around spine.

First published in 1881 this book was potentially as revolutionary for agriculture and nutrition as his Descent of Man was for thought in other fields; but it was so far in advance of its time that it was completely overlooked or misinterpreted, and it has only since the 1930s that the development of agricultural science has been such that the importance of Darwins findings can be appreciated.

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Author(s):
Darwin, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5.5" x 8.75"
Edition:
4th impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
Darwin on Humus and The Earthworm - The Formation Of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations on their habits.

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Darwin on Humus and The Earthworm - The Formation Of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations on their habits.

Faber and Faber - 1966 (reissue)
This edition first printed 1945

Introduction by Sir Albert Howard

Hardback with dustjacket. Ex library with usual markings. Some staining to side page edges and old tape markings to inside cover. DJ in very good condition with bumping to edges around spine.

First published in 1881 this book was potentially as revolutionary for agriculture and nutrition as his Descent of Man was for thought in other fields; but it was so far in advance of its time that it was completely overlooked or misinterpreted, and it has only since the 1930s that the development of agricultural science has been such that the importance of Darwins findings can be appreciated.

Author(s):
Darwin, Charles
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5.5" x 8.75"
Edition:
4th impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
148
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
Darwin on Humus and The Earthworm - The Formation Of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations on their habits.

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