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The Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals. By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S., &c. With Photographic And Other Illustrations.

Charles Robert Darwin

RA Collection: Book

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London:: John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1872. The right of Translation is reserved.

Physical Description

vi, 374 p., 7 pl.: 21 illus.; 190 mm. (Octavo.)


[T.p.] - [Publisher's advertisement] - Contents - List Of Illustrations - [Text] - Index; [colophon].

Responsibility Note

The numbered plates are unsigned.

Most in-text illustrations are captioned as drawn by Mr Wood and signed as by T W Wood.

The printer is named on the verso of the title page and in the colophon: 'London: Printed By William Clowes And Sons, Stamford Street, And Charing Cross.'


J. Browne, Charles Darwin (2 v., 1995, 2002); M. Cazort et al., The ingenious machine of nature: four centuriues of art and anatomy [exhibition catalogue] (1996); P.H. Barrett et al., edd., A concordance to Darwin's 'The expression of the emotions in man and animals' (1986); J. Browne, 'Darwin and the expression of the emotions', in The Darwinian heritage, ed. D. Kohn (1985), p.307-26; P. Ekman, ed., Darwin and facial expression: a century of research in review (1973).

Summary Note

The plates are captioned as Heliotypes.

Binding Note

19th-century green cloth, upper and lower covers decorated in blind; rebacked in 1989 by A. Wessely, retaining earlier spine-piece lettered 'Expression Of The Emotions - Darwin' and 'London John Murray'.


People - Animals - Anatomy - Expression - Theory
Essays - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Photographs - Heliotypes - Photomechanical prints - Great Britain - 19th century


John Murray, publisher
Anthony Wessely, binder
Thomas William Wood, draughtsman
Oscar Rejlander, photographer
William Clowes and Sons, printer

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