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"Magnalia Naturae" in "Memorial Volume of Scientific Papers."

By: Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth.

Price: $55.00


(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 at... View more info

A Catalogue of Crustacea and of Pycnogonida Contained in the Museum of University College, Dundee.

By: Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, editor.

Price: $67.50


Dundee: Printed for the Museum, 1901. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 56 pp. Thompson had been curator of the Natural History Museum at University College for many years. University College (now the University of Dundee) was a satellite of the University of St. Andrews. Thompson worked at Dundee until 1917, when he replaced the retiring Chair of Natural History at St. Andrews. WorldCat lists three locations, Harvard and one each in France and Switzerland. It wa... View more info

Nursery Nonsense.

By: Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth.

Price: $80.00


New York: Hurd & Houghton, no date but about 1865. Bright yellow cover title, 15 pages, first and last pages (blank) pasted to wrappers, chromoxylographed illustrations by Charles Henry Bennett, publisher's ads on lower wrapper. An anonymous abbreviated version, using the same illustrations, of the English first edition of 56 pp., 1864. WorldCat shows one location, UCLA. Contemporary signature on the front. Some wear and soiling, but a Good copy. View more info

The Beginnings of Russian History. An Enquiry into Sources.

By: [Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth] N.K. Chadwick.

Price: $90.00


Cambridge: At the University Press, 1946. First edition. Original grey cloth, gilt, and printed dust jacket, 180 pp. A presentation copy: "To Sir D'arcy W. Thompson, with warm gratitude for much encouragement in early days, from Nora K. Chadwick. July, 1846". Mrs. Chadwick (1891-1972) was an historian at Cambridge University, specializing in the medieval period. She lectured at St. Andrews during WWI. Cloth with a couple of small bubbles, else Fine. View more info

“Natural Science. Aristotle"

By: D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson.

Price: $50.00


in The Legacy of Greece. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1921. First edition (Bushnell). Original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, 424 pp., edited by R.W. Livingston. The Thompson contribution is p. (137)-162. A little wear, spine slightly sunned. A Very Good copy. View more info