An engraving depicting English naturalist Charles Darwin. Photo: Getty Images
An engraving depicting English naturalist Charles Darwin. Photo: Getty Images
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Signed Charles Darwin manuscript on natural selection sells for nearly US$900,000 at auction

  • With Darwin’s signature at the bottom, the piece of paper set a record for the most expensive Darwin item ever sold
  • According to Sotheby’s auction house the manuscript, written in 1865, is Darwin’s ‘definitive statement on natural selection and his legacy’

An engraving depicting English naturalist Charles Darwin. Photo: Getty Images
An engraving depicting English naturalist Charles Darwin. Photo: Getty Images
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