Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, volume ten.

Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, volume ten.
Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, volume ten.
Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, volume ten.

London: Zoological Society of London, 1879. Quarto, 95 handcoloured and uncoloured lithographic plates, some double page. Restored green half morocco, new endpapers, a few light spots and a single small library stamp, otherwise a very good copy.

The papers are:

1. Mivart, George. On the axial skeleton of the Struthionida. pp. 1-52 plates, no plates but text illustrations.

2. Busk, George. On the ancient or Quaternary fauna of Gibraltar, as exemplified in the mammalian remains of the Ossiferous Breccia. pp. 53-136 plates 1-27.

3. Garrod, A. H. Notes on the Manatee (Manatus americanus) recently living in the Society's gardens. pp. 137-146, plates 28-30.

4. Owen, Richard. On Dinornis (part 21): containing a restoration of the skeleton of Dinornis maximus, Owen. With an appendix, on additional evidence of the Genus Dromornis in Australia. pp.146-188, plates 31-33.

5. Parker, W. K. On the structure and development of the skull in sharks and skates. pp. 189-234, plates 34-42.

6. Duncan, P. Martin. A description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expedition of H.M.S. `Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870, part two. pp. 235-250, plates 43-45.

7. Parker, W. K. On the skull of the Aegithognathous birds, part two. pp. 251-314, plates 46-54.

8.Mivart, St. George. On the Axial Skeleton of the Pelecanidae. pp. 315-378, plates 55-61.

9. Brady, George Stewardson. A Monograph of the Ostracoda of the Antwerp Crag. pp. 379-410, plates 62-69.

10. Garrod, A. H. On the brain of the Sumatran Rhinoceros (Ceratorhinus sumatrensis). pp. 411-414, plate 70.

11. Flower, William Henry. A further Contribution to the Knowledge of the existing Ziphioid Wales. Genus Mesoplodon. pp. 415-438, plates 71-73.

12. Mivart, George. Notes on the fins of Elasmobranchs, with considerations on the nature and homologues of vertebrate limbs. pp. 439-484, plates 74-79.

13. Geddes, Patrick. On the mechanism of the odontophore in certain Mollusca. pp. 485-492, plates 80-82.

14. Lankester, E. Ray. On the hearts of Ceratodus, Protopterus, and Chimaera, with an account of undescribed pocket valves in the conus arteriosus of Ceratodus and of Protopterus. pp. 493-506, plates 83-84.

15. Westwood, J. O. Observations on the Uraniidae, a Family of Lepidopterous insects, with a synopsis of the family and a monograph of Coronidia, one of the Genera of which it is composed. pp. 507-542, plates 85-88 (handcoloured).

16. Sclater, P. L. Supplementary Notes on the Curassows now or lately living in the Society's Gardens. pp. 543-546, plates 89-95 (handcoloured).

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