Doctor of Revolution: The Life and Genius of Erasmus Darwin

By: King-Hele, Desmond

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0571107818 361 pages. Index. References. "Grandfather of Charles, he developed the concept of biological evolution to a sophisticated level more than fifty years before publication of The Origin of Species. His far-sighted optimism and inventive flair animated that famous group of technological revolutionaries of the 1760s and 1770s which included Wedgewood, Watt, Boulton and Keir and in time became the driving force behind the Industrial Revolution." - from dust jacket. Front free endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Only moderate wear. Back hinge starting. A worthy reference copy.