No place (New Haven, CT): The New Englander, 1863. pp 495-506, stitched, in light green printed wrappers. Partial spine splits neatly repaired; library rubber stamp to upper outer corner of front cover; soft vertical crease; else a VG clean and unworn copy. An offprint from the July, 1863, issue of The New Englander (which eventually became the Yale Review). Merriam-Webster dictionary defines cephalization as "a tendency in the evolution of organisms to concentrate the sensory and neural organs in an anterior head," and cites it's first use in 1864. Dana himself coined the word. "James Dwight Dana (1813-1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans around the world...In 1850, he was appointed ...Silliman Professor of Natural History and Geology in Yale College, a position which he held until 1892. " - wikipedia. His MANUAL OF MINERALOGY (1848) became a standard text and is still in print. Very scarce. Off-prints like this are usually printed in small numbers (fewer than 100). Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Octavo

Book ID: 43723
Tags: Welland, Zoology
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