Darwin's Illustrated Origin of Species
Richard E. Leakey, editor
The Illustrated Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
London: Faber, 1979.
First printing, thus.
An easy to understand version of Darwin's findings, which changed forever our conceptions of the laws that govern life on earth.
Vast eons of time, plus random mutation, have ensued the survival of those species most adapted to their environments, a process that explains the staggering diversity of possible life forms, most now extinct.