Voyage of the Beagle: The Definitive Illustrated History
Enjoy the first fully illustrated edition of the best-selling memoir of Charles Darwin's journey of discovery aboard HMS Beagle.
The insights made on the 5-year voyage set in motion the intellectual currents that led to the most controversial book of the Victorian age: On the Origin of Species. An introduction on the background to Darwin's work, as well as notes, maps, appendices, and an essay on scientific geology. Also includes the Bible by Robert FitzRoy, Darwin's friend and captain of the Beagle, provide context for this incredible story.
Includes excerpts of On the Origin of Species so the reader can connect the author's journey with his discovery that made him famous.
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