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Parker writes on the study of the skull and the rest of the skeleton of a number of birds.

Marked on front as 'Part published Phil Trans 1888 B.'

Subject: Zoology / Ornithology / Osteology

Received 13 January 1887. Read 27 January 1887.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 42 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the morphology of birds'.

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William Kitchen Parker

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William Kitchen Parker, Unpublished paper, 'On the morphology of birds' by W K [William Kitchen] Parker, 1887, AP/64/12, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 12 July 2024

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