Transactions Of The Zoological Society Of London..
Periodical article. In original blue paper wrappers with rear wrapper detached. Damage to lower right hand corner of front wrapper and first twenty pages confined to margin and not affecting text or plates. Pages uncut. Otherwise a very good copy.
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Vol. xi. - part 10.
Large 4to. 10 x 12.75 inches. 311-384 pp.
Illustrated by 11 lithograph and chromolithograph plates and engravings in text.
Contents: XVIII. On the Muscular and endoskeletal Systems of Limulus and Scorpio; with some Notes on the Anatomy and Generic Characters of Scorpions. By E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S., etc., assisted by W. B. S. Benham and Miss E. J. Beck. Parts I and II.
Part III. Description of the Muscular and Endoskeletal Systems of Scorpio. By Miss E. J. Beck.
Part IV. Comparison of the Muscular and Endoskeletal Systems of Limulus and Scorpio, and Consideration of the Morphological Significance of the Facts recorded. By E. Ray Lankester.
Finely illustrated anatomical studies of the king crab and scorpion. Sir Edwin Ray Lankester (1847-1929) was a distinguished zoologist, whose views on evolutionary degeneration are reflected in The Time Machine by H. G. Wells and who collaborated with Wells in the opening chapters of his Outline of History.
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