RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Brehm's Handbuch, 1831. CUL-DAR91.66. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe 10.2009. RN2

NOTE: Reproduced with the permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Brehm's Handbuch1 (Bailliere has copy 2£) is probably best book for me : but it only wants skimming — Lub[buch?] has a copy, so Gray says — not worth buying, but eminently worth skimming & discussing as proof of some variation.—

1 Brehm, Christian Ludwig. 1831. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte aller Vögel Deutschlands. Ilmenau.

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