RECORD: Anon. 1880. [Review of Erasmus]. American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 109-114 (January-June): 250-251. [Silliman's Journal].

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe. 7.2021. RN1

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2. Erasmus Darwin; by Ernst Krause; translated from the German by w. S. Dallas, with s preliminary notice by CHARLES DARWIN. 216 pp. 8v0. New York, 1880 (D Appleton and

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Company). – The first half of this work contain a life of Dr. Darwin by his grandson, and the remainder is devoted to a discussion of his scientific works by Krause. The book will be read with appreciation by many, both in view of the interest which attaches to the general history of the Theory of Development, and because it shows how far the habits of thought of the older naturalist have descended to the grandson who has given his name to "Darwinism."

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