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Rare Darwin Book Found In Guest Bathroom

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Charles Darwin's revolutionary book On the Origin of Species turns 150 on Tuesday. It's the book where Darwin introduced the theory of natural selection and survival of the fittest. To mark the publishing milestone, Christie's will be auctioning a recently discovered treasure: a rare first edition. It had been on a shelf in the guest bathroom of a family in Oxford, England.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Charles Darwin's revolutionary book �On the Origin of Species� turns 150 tomorrow. It's the book where Darwin introduced the theory of natural selection and survival of the fittest. To mark this publishing milestone, Christie's will be auctioning off a recently discovered treasure: a rare first edition. It had been surviving, but apparently not evolving, on a shelf in the guest bathroom of a family in Oxford, England.

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