The Origin Of Species, Charles Darwin — Evolutionary Edition

A project in Dorchester, United Kingdom by Simon Phillipson

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A book for both Design & Darwin fans. A unique edition of the evolutionary changes made to one of the most important books ever written
Backers: 780
Average Pledge Per Backer: £31

Funded: £24,147 of £4,200
Dates: Jun 19th -> Jul 18th (30 days)
Project By: Simon Phillipson
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Latest News

Full book confirmation!

July 16th - via:
Dear all, I just wanted to write a quick message to personally thank everyone for your tremendous support. The project has been an incredible success and I am very excited about the next few steps.  I would like to confirm that the full copy of the... (Read More)

The Origin of Species – Artist’s evolutionary edition Introduction sample

July 1st - via:
Download the sample pages free here (Free wetransfer link 2.2mb)  Following on from the great response and support that this project has received so far from my kickstarter page. I would like to share a sample of the first... (Read More)

Another quick update! A double book!

June 27th - via:
The possibility of producing the full complete book of On the origin of the species with an over lapping semi transparent page showing all the edits and changes made to that page. This would create a completely new reading experience where the... (Read More)

Thank you!

June 24th - via:
Just a quick post to say thanks for all the support. Completely thrilled that the project has had such a great response so far! I'm really excited about the project and have already started work on it! It would be great to hear any ideas or feedback... (Read More)

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