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1899 MONOGRAPH ON DISEASES OF OYSTERS BY A ZOOLOGIST AND BACTERIOLOGIST AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LIVERPOOL--ILLUSTRATED WITH COLOR LITHOGRAPHS. 11 inches tall volume, printed card covers, old pen inscription top edge of cover, cloth spine, [viii], 60 pp, 8 lithographic plates (4 in color), covers worn and browned, pages age-toned, plates bright and clean, very good. WILLIAM ABBOTT HERDMAN (1858 - 1924) was Secretary to the Challenger Expedition Commission: overseeing the deciphering of the huge catalogue of information found during this important exploration. In 1880 he became Demonstrator of Zoology at the University of Edinburgh and then, in 1881, the first holder of the Derby Chair of Natural History at Liverpool University College (later to become the University of Liverpool). In 1881 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. ROBERT WILLIAM BOYCE (1863 - 1911) was appointed to the newly endowed chair of pathology of University College, Liverpool, then a constituent of Victoria University, Manchester. At Liverpool he organised a laboratory of scientific pathology: in 1898 it was installed in a new building, and at the same time he was appointed bacteriologist to the Liverpool corporation.
Title: Oysters and Disease. An account of certain Observations upon the Normal and Pathological Histology and Bacteriology of the Oyster and other Shellfish
Edition: First edition
Publisher: London, George Philip & Son: 1899
Item: 1.00 lbs
Seller ID: 707
Keywords: biology;marine biology;physiology;toxicology;bacteriology;plates