On the Two Forms, or Dimorphic Condition, in the Species of Primula, and on their remarkable Sexual Relations. (Read Nov. 21, 1861). 8vo. (210 x 135mm), pp. 77-96, with 2 illustrations.
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(Together with:) DARWIN, C. On the existence of two forms, and on their reciprocal sexual relation,in several species of the genus Linum. (Read February 5, 1863). pp. 69-83, with 1 illustration. (Together with:) SCOTT, J. communicated by Charles DARWIN. Observations of the Functions and Structure of the Reproductive Organs in the Primulaceae. (read Febr. 4, 1864). pp. 78-126, with 1 illustration. (Together with:) DARWIN, C. On the Sexual Relations of the three Forms of Lythrum salicaria. Read June 16, 1864. pp. 169-196, with 1 illustration. (Together with:) DARWIN, C. On the Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants (Read February 2, 1865). pp. 1-118, with 13 illustrations. (Together with:) DARWIN, F. On the Power possessed by Leaves of placing themselves at Right Angels to the Direction of Incident Light. (Read December 16, 1880). pp. 420-455, with 17 figures. (Together with:) DARWIN, F. On the Connection between Geotropism and Growth. (Read April 6, 1882). pp. 218-230, with 1 plate. (Together with:) DARWIN, C. The Action of Carbonate of Ammonia on the Roots of certain Plants. (Read March 16, 1882). pp. 239-261, with 2 illustrations. (Together with:) DARWIN, C. The action of Carbonate of Ammonia on Chlorophyll-bodies. (Read March 6, 1862). pp. 262-284, with 3 figures (Together with:) DARWIN. F. On the Relation between the "bloom" on Leaves and the Distribution of the Stomata. (Read 4th February, 1886). pp. 99-116. Contemporary green half calf, marbled sides, spine with gilt lines (label 'Papers by C. & F. Darwin' gone, but lettering legible).
interesting collection of articles by Charles Darwin and his son Francis Darwin
A very interesting collection of articles by Charles Darwin and his son Francis Darwin. 6 articles are by Charles Darwin, and one communicated by him, 3 articles are by Francis Darwin and 3 articles by other scientists, most articles were published in the Journal or Proceedings of the Linnaean Society. A rarity is Darwin's publication 'On the Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants (Read February 2, 1865)'. It is the first edition of Darwin's work on climbing plants. It was published 10 years later as a book in 1875 with the indication 'Second edition'. Francis Darwin (1848-1925) was the third son of Charles Darwin and his assistant. Some browning to the inner margin of one leaf.