Online Variorum of Darwin's Origin of Species

Edited by Barbara Bordalejo

This is a new variorum edition of the six British editions of Darwin's Origin of Species, published between 1859 and 1872. It identifies and presents every change between the six editions. See the editor's Introduction.

Enter the Variorum.

Selected features:

The Introduction

The first page of the Introduction in 1859 (first edition)

The first page of the Introduction in 1859, compared with 1872 (sixth edition)

The Historical Sketch

The first page of the Historical Sketch in 1861 (third edition)

The first page of the Historical Sketch in 1861, compared with 1872 (sixth edition)

The reference to "the Creator"

The last page of 1859, compared with 1860

 

Barbara Bordalejo (b.bordalejo@bham.ac.uk)
2008-9 (first publication): Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing, University of Birmingham
2012 (revised interface, with corrections): Department of English, University of Saskatchewan

24 November 2009; September 2012