“What’s New” at Darwin Online (large update)

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts (February). To remedy that, these were added to The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online between March 1 and September 30, 2010:

Darwin, C. R. 1862. De l’origine des espèces ou des lois du progrès chez les êtres organisés. Translated and with preface and notes by Mlle Clémence-Auguste Royer. Paris: Guillaumin et Cie. Text F655

Darwin, C. R. 1878. Les récifs de corail leur structure et leur distribution. Translated by L. Cosserat. Paris: Germer Baillière. Text F309

Darwin, C. R. 1857. Geologia. In Manual de investigaciones científicas; dispuesto para el uso de los oficiales de la armada y viajeros en general. Redactado por Sir F. W. John Herschel, Baronet. Segunda edicion. Traducido del inglés por Juan N. de Vizcarrondo. Cádiz: Imprenta y Librería de la Revista Médica, pp. 169-209. Text Image F2073

Darwin, Francis ed. 1909. The foundations of The origin of species, a sketch written in 1842. Cambridge: University Press. Text F1555

Darwin, C. R. 1902. Observations géologiques sur les iles volcaniquesText F310

Darwin, C. R. 1877. Geologische Beobachtungen über die Vulcanischen InselnText F312

Horblit, H. D. 1964. One hundred books famous in science: based on an exhibition held at the Grolier Club. New York: Grolier Club.Text A616

Grant Duff, Mountstuart E. 1898. [Recollections of Darwin.] Notes from a diary, 1873-1881. London: John Murray, vol. 2, pp. 283; 300.Text A617

Anon. 1869. [Influence of the stock on the scion]. Gardeners’ Chronicle (26 June): 686. Text A614

Compare these Darwin manuscripts, transcribed and published here for the first time, with the recent story from the BBC Charles Darwin’s ecological experiment on Ascension isle:

Darwin, C. R. Ascension. [Beagle field notes] [7.1836] Text & image CUL-DAR40.93-96

Darwin, C. R. ‘Ascension one of the most wonderful cases of introduced plants & animals’. (17.7.1856?) Text & image CUL-DAR205.3.63

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Ascension. (7.1836) Text & image CUL-DAR38.936-953

See hundreds of other references to Ascension in Darwin’s notes and publications here and Darwin’s map of Ascension: here.

Darwin, C. R. ‘Catalogue of Books (not Journals)’. [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR71.1-5

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: St Josephs Bay. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.223-226

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: of Patagonia – St Josephs Bay to Port Desire. (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.227-228

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Port Desire. (1.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.229-242

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Port Desire (appendix). (5.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.243-244

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Port St Julian. (1.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR33.245-248

Proctor, Robert. 1825. Narrative of a journey across the Cordillera of the Andes, and of a residence in Lima, and other parts of Peru, in the years 1823 and 1824. London: A. Constable. Image PDF CC-OldLibraryBB.5.17a [Christ’s College Library] signed and annotated by Darwin.

A newly recorded specimen description:

Lyell, Charles. 1837. Presidential Address to the Geological Society. (Read 17 February). Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2, no. 49, pp. 479-523. Text & image A600

New reviews:

Anon. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Gardeners’ Chronicle (22 February): 184. Image A610

Lewes, George Henry. 1868. Mr. Darwin’s hypotheses. Fortnightly Review n.s. 3 (April, June); 353-73, 611-28, 4 (July), (November): 61-80, 492-509. Text Image A604

[Thurber, George]. 1868. Varieties and variation. American Agriculturalist 27 (May): 176-7. Text Image A601

Anon. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Lancet 1 (18 April, 16 May): 501, 622-3; 2 (5 September): 313-14. Text Image A605

Anon. 1868. Artificial selection and pangenesis. Popular Science Review 7 (April): 176-80. Image A611

Anon. 1868. Darwin and pangenesis. Quarterly Journal of Science 5 (July): 295-313. Image A609

Mantegazza, P. 1868. Carlo Darwin e il suo ultimo libro. [Review of] Variation and Origin of Species, 4th ed.] Nuova Antologia 8 (May): 70-98. Text Image A608

[Dawkins, William Boyd]. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Edinburgh Review 128 (October): 414-50. Text Image A603

[Dallas, William Sweetland?]. 1868. [Review of] Variation of animals and plants under domestication. Westminster Review n.s. 35 (January): 207-27. Image A606

Darwin, C. R. [Draft pages from the Origin of Species, 1859, pp. 210-14, Chapter 7, ‘Instinct’]. Text & image NHM-MSS-DARA

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: (Falkland Islands, in comparison with Henslow’s account). [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR33.217-222

Henslow, J. S. 1822. Geological description of Anglesea. [Read 26 November 1821.] Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 1 (1822): 359-452. Text & image A599

Henslow’s Corrected proof with original hand drawings and map from Christ’s College Library here.

A newly recorded Darwin publication!

Darwin, C. R. et al. [1848]. [Memorial to Lord John Russell on university reform]. np: np. Text Image F2080

Darwin, C. R. [List of fossil wood specimens from the Beagle.Text & image NHM-408865-1001 Introduction

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Bahia. (2-3.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.41-48

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego. (1-2.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.98-122

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: East Falkland Island. (3.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.123-132

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: East Falkland Island (appendix). (3.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.133-150

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Falkland Islands. (3.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.151-152

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Maldonado. (5-6.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR33.153-164

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: (annotated maps and diagrams relating to Berkeley Sound). [nd] Text & image CUL-DAR33.165

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Falkland Islands. [1834-] Text & image CUL-DAR33.166-216

[Poulton, E. B.] 1910. Darwin, Charles Robert. The Encyclopaedia Britannica. 11th ed. Cambridge: University Press, vol. 7, pp. 840-3.Text A596

[Wedgwood, L. C.]. 1868. Worms. Gardeners’ Chronicle (28 March): 324. Text Image A598

Humboldt, A. von. 1814-1829. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the New Continent, during the years 1799-1804. By Alexander de Humboldt, and Aimé Bonpland; with maps, plans, &c. written in French by Alexander de Humboldt, and trans. into English by Helen Maria Williams. 7 vols. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown.

Humboldt, Alexander von and Bonpland, Aimé. 1819-29. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of the New Continent during the years 1799-1804. Helen Maria Williams, trans. London: Longman, hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. vols. 1 and 2. Text Image A597

Three Danish translations courtesy of The Danish Darwin ArchiveInterdisciplinary Evolutionary Studies, Aarhus University.

1909. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for TilvaerelsenText Image PDFF644

1909. Charles Darwin SelvbiografiText Image PDF F1512

1913. Om Arternes Oprindelse ved Kvalitetsvalg eller ved de heldigst stillede Formers Sejr i Kampen for TilvaerelsenText Image PDFF645

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego (appendix). (2.1834) Text & image CUL-DAR32.96-97

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Tierra del Fuego. (1-2.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.85-95

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Bahia Blanca (appendix). (1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.73-74

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Buenos Ayres. (11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.75-76

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Monte Video. (8 & 11.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.77-82

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Monte Video (appendix). (11.1833) Text & image CUL-DAR32.83-84

Chancellor, Gordon. Introduction to Earthworms.

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Coast of Patagonia. (8-9.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.61-62

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Bahia Blanca. (9-10.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.63-72

A newly recorded description of Darwin specimens:
Clift, William. 1835. Notice on the Megatherium brought from Buenos Ayres by Woodbine Parish, Jun., Esq. F.G.S. F.R.S. [Read 13 June 1832] Transactions of the Geological Society of London (2nd ser.) 3 (3): 437-450, pls. 43-46. Text Image PDF A703 (See footnote on pp. 438-9)

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Fernando Noronha. (2.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.39-40

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Abrolhos Islands. (3.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.49-50

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Provinicia do Rio de Janeiro. (4-6.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.51-60

Images of DAR209.14 and DAR209.15 individually re-named, to correspond with catalogue entries, by Kees Rookmaaker.

A newly recorded Darwin translation in Spanish:

Darwin, C. R. 1857. Geologia. In Manual de investigaciones científicas; dispuesto para el uso de los oficiales de la armada y viajeros en general. Redactado por Sir F. W. John Herschel, Baronet. Segunda edicion. Traducido del inglés por Juan N. de Vizcarrondo. Cádiz: Imprenta y Librería de la Revista Médica, pp. 169-209. Image F2073

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: St Pauls Text & image CUL-DAR32.37-38

New colour images, courtesy of J. David Archibald, of the following:

Darwin, C. R. 1839. Note on a rock seen on an iceberg in 61° south latitude. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London 9 (March): 528-529. Text Image PDF F1652

Darwin, C. R. 1839. Observations on the parallel roads of Glen Roy, and of other parts of Lochaber in Scotland, with an attempt to prove that they are of marine origin. [Read 7 Feb.] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 129: 39-81. Text Image PDF F1653

Darwin, C. R. 1842. Notes on the effects produced by the ancient glaciers of Caernarvonshire, and on the boulders transported by floating ice. The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine 21 (Sept.): 180-188. Text Image PDF F1660

Darwin, C. R. 1845 [= ?1848]. Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the world, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. 2d edition. London: John Murray (Home and Colonial Library Vol.12). [The first of a number of Murray printing variants new to Darwin Online– as a full first edition is already present, only the bindings, title pages and other unique matter will be provided for these variants. They are too numerous to list on the table of contents pages but will be visible when using the Freeman Bibliographical Database. For example, the record for this item is here.]Image F15

Darwin, C. R. 1868. Queries about expression for anthropological inquiry. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Misc. Document No. 86, for 1867: 324. Text Image PDF F874

Darwin, C. R. 1883. Prefatory notice. In Müller, The fertilisation of flowersText Image PDF F1432

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Bahia Brazil. Text & image CUL-DAR32.9-14

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Quail Island. (1.1832) Text & image CUL-DAR32.15-20

The Descent of man in Yiddish, courtesy of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries:

Darwin, C. R. 1926. Die Oyfstammung fun menschen. New York: Meisel. Image PDF F1139

Descriptions of Darwin’s Beagle specimens:

Lubbock, John. 1855. On the freshwater Entomostraca of South America. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (NS) 3 (6): 232-240, pl. 15. Image A699

Günther, Albert. 1860. On a new snake from the Galapagos Islands [Herpetodryas biserialis]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1860: 97-98. Image A700

Günther, Albert. 1877. The gigantic land-tortoises (living and extinct) in the collection of the British Museum. London: British Museum, iv + 96 p., pls. I-LIV. Image A701

Champion, George C. 1918. Notes on various South American Coleoptera collected by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle, with descriptions of new genera and species. Entomologists’ Monthly Magazine 54: 43-55. Image A702

Descriptions of Darwin’s Beagle specimens:

Gould, J. 1837. Exhibition of the fissirostral birds from Mr. Darwin’s collection, and characters of the new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5: 22. Image A695

Gould, J. 1838. [Exhibition of ‘another portion of the birds collected by Charles Darwin, Esq.’]. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 6: 4. Image A696

Martin, W. 1837. Observations on three specimens of the genus Felis presented to the Society by Charles Darwin, Esq., Corr. Memb. Z. S. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 5:  3-4. Image A697

Hooker, J. D. 1846. Enumeration of the plants in the Galapagos Islands, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 1: 276-279. Image A698

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Bahia. Text & image CUL-DAR32.3-8

Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Brazil coast. Text & image CUL-DAR32.1-2

Darwin, C. R. 1869. Sulla pangenesi. Risposta di Carlo Darwin a F. Delpino. Rivista Europea 1: 119-122. [Translation by F. Delpino ofF1748b] Image F2071

A newly recorded Darwin publication!

Darwin, C. R. ‘Dr Munro Anatomy’. [Edinburgh University lecture notes]. (1825) Text & image CUL-DAR5.A13-A23

[Buckley, Arabella.] [1880]. [biographical and bibliographical notes on A. R. Wallace]. Text & image CUL-DAR91.91-94

Darwin, C. R. [1880s] [Draft fragment concerning pension for A.R. Wallace] Text & image CUL-DAR91.101

Darwin, C. R. 1853. ‘Send for Archives du Mus d’Hist Naturelle vols 5 and 6 [and other works]’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.77-78

Darwin, C. R. [nd] ‘Memoranda about Books [many references]’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.79-80

Darwin, C. R. 1856. ‘Books to be certainly read [many references]’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.88a-88b

Darwin, C. R. ‘M Lamarck arranges “Les Animals sans Vertebrae”‘. Text & image CUL-DAR5.A28<

Darwin, C. R. ‘Books read’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.70

Darwin, C. R. ‘List of Books bearing on number of inhabitants of small area’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.71

Darwin, C. R. ‘Books to be read’. Text & image CUL-DAR91.72

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