Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, with chips and tears, including spine, repaired by tape; otherwise a very good copy.
Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd.,
Translated and adapted by h. g. s. wright. with a foreword by a. l. galliford. with drawings in the text by josef donner and 17 photographs by l. w. mullinger.
8vo. 6.25 x 8.75 inches. xii + 8o pp.
Illustrated by 5 black and white photographic plates, including frontispiece, by 35 text figures and by 4 pp. key diagrams.
First published as Rädertiere (Rotatorien), Stuttgart, 1956. A detailed account of the species of these microscopic aquatic animals. Father Josef Donner (1909-89) was a Bohemian, later Austrian priest, who became a leading authority on rotifers.
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