Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The Origin of a Book

How Charles Darwin would have enjoyed the account in the West Highland Free Press of how a rare edition of his On The Origin of Species found its way to Skye and then back to Canterbury, New Zealand. It's a tale concerning market values, human honesty and the migration of books.

Scottish Islands Explorer - some editions a tad more valuable than others
Digital Edition: it conveys publications of all sorts

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