(St. Andrews): University of Saint Andrews, 1911. Original white cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, illustrated, 324 pp. In commemoration of the University's "Five Hundredth Anniversary". Thompson's contribution, "Magnalia Naturae: Or the Greater Problems of Biology", covers pages 305 to 325. It was the "Presidential Address delivered to the Zoological Section of the British Association, August 31st, 1911." A review of classical attitudes toward biology, then a foreshadowing of his forthcoming "On Growth and Form", 1917. Largely unopened. The cloth dirty with some wear, front endpapers beginning to crack at the bottom, but a Good, sound copy.
Title: "Magnalia Naturae" in "Memorial Volume of Scientific Papers."
Author: Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth.
Seller ID: thompson,d'arcywentworth.55(st.andrews):universi