1956. Item #60559
ROYAL SOCIETY. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Series B. Biological Sciences. Nos. 668-675. Vol. 240. London: The Royal Society, 1956. Illustrated. pp. 1-529. In eight parts, as issued: 4to., brown paper wrappers, title and contents printed in black to front cover. Occasional, light edgewear and a few creased corners, else fine. Contents: "The Layered Ultrabasic Rocks of Rhum, Inner Hebrides," by G. M. Brown, "Properties of a Mass of Cells Capable of Regenerating Pulses," by R. L. Beurle, "Tooth Replacement in Mammal-like Reptiles of the Suborders Gorgonopsia and Therocephalia," by K. A. Kermack, "The Nervous Anatomy of the Body Segments of Nereid Polychaetes," by J. E. Smith, "An Experimental Attempt to determine the Site of the Neurohypophysial Osmoreceptors in the Dog," by P. A. Jewell and E. B. Verney, "On Millerosaurus and the Early History of the Sauropsid Reptiles," D. M. S. Watson, "The Filter-feeding and Food of Flamingoes (Phoenicopteri)," by Penelope M. Jenkin, "The Co-ordination of the Protective Retraction of Coral Polyps," by G. A. Horridge.