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Studies in the theory of descent / by Dr. August Weismann...with notes and additions by the author; tr. and ed., with notes, by Raphael Meldola...with a prefatory notice by Charles Darwin...with eight coloured plates.

Weismann, August, 1834-1914.
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1882
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Publication/Creation

London : S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882.

Physical description

2 volumes, color preliminary leaves : illustrations ; 23 cm

Notes

Paged continuously; v.1: xxxvi, 400; v.2: 1 p. l., 401-729, [1] p
Translation of Studien zur Descendenz-Theorie
Copy 1 Note: parts 3 and 4 only X40639

Contents

pt.1. On the seasonal dimorphism of butterflies.--pt.2-3. On the final causes of transformation: 1. The origin of the markings of caterpillars. 2. On phyletic parallelism in metamorphic species. 3. The transformation of the Mexican axolati into A m b l y s t o m a. 4. On the mechanical conception of nature.

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