Folio, with 22 fine full-page lithographes by G. West and 47 text-figures (wood-engravings). XXII, 319 p. Cont. h. leather (rubbed) and covers bumped. Titlepage has a small perforated library stamp and one plate has a small corner repaired.
From the John Crerar Library collection (with bookplate)
Ray Society publications for 1860. No. .
* William Benjamin Carpenter (1813-1885) was an English physician, invertebrate zoologist and physiologist. He was famous for his researches in marine zoology, notably in the "lower" organisms, as Foraminifera and Crinoids. These researches gave an impetus to deep-sea exploration. Carpenter is also considered as one of the founders of the modern theory of the adaptive unconscious.
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- Number of Books
- Natural History
- Author/ Illustrator
- W.B. Carpenter, assisted by W. Parker and T. Jones
- Book Title
- Introduction to the study of the Foraminifera
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- London, Ray Society
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather