RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 'Books to be read'. CUL-DAR91.72. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed from the manuscript by Kees Rookmaaker, 1.2010, corrections by John van Wyhe 3.2010. RN2

NOTE: See record in the Darwin Online manuscript catalogue, enter its Identifier here. Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin. The volume CUL-DAR91 contains early notes on guns & shooting. Darwin's draft of recollections of Henslow, 1861. Notes on the moral sense. Wallace pension. 'a sketch of the principal events in my life' & list of Darwin's works. Loose notes found with CUL-DAR119 'Books to be read'. One sheet, 130 x 214mm.


Linnaean Soc

Reaumur des Oiseaux Domestiques. Paris 1749.

L. Loiseleur Deslongchamps (read) Cerealia / in Pritzel

Cabanis essai sur les principes de la Griffe
not, or in Pritzel

Jussieu et Poiteau Traite des Arbres Fruitiers
not in Pritzel

Odart Ampelographie

Wimmer ubersicht des arbeiten und Veranderungen &c. Breslau. 1839.
not in Pritzel

Count Dandolo on Silkworm 1825

Duchesne on avatism (yes)

Bernhardi ueber den Begriff der Pflanzen.

Darluc. Hist. Nat. de la Provence

Proceeding of Nat. Hist. Soc. of Mauritius

Lord's Physiology (Owen)

Blaine, Hunt, Thacker


Books to be read



No Library

Audubon Biographia Vol I

Desmoulins Ch. Etat de la Vegetation sur le Pic du Midi
in Linn Soc.

Wilson Ornithology (all nos)

Isis 1828 - 1832
Flora 1827 - 1833

up to last 10 years Isis in working [illeg] of Zoolog Soc. Brit. M.

Macgillavry in Library

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