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Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'On Phymosoma varians' by Arthur Everett Shipley, and 'On some variations of Cardium edule apparently correlated to the conditions of life' by William Bateson

Reference number: RR/10/241

Date: 23 May 1889

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First paper - Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The account is excellent, and beautifully illustrated. Recommends printing a full abstract in the Proceedings, with the illustrations returned to the author, will permission to use them in a publication elsewhere 'prior to the final entombment of the paper in the Archives of the Society'.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1890]

Second paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Refers to work of Charles Darwin. The figures should be reproduced as chromolithographs, work to be undertaken in Frankfurt.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1889]

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RR/10/241
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23 May 1889
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Letter on paper
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7 pages
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Manuscript

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Edwin Ray Lankester

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Edwin Ray Lankester, Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'On Phymosoma varians' by Arthur Everett Shipley, and 'On some variations of Cardium edule apparently correlated to the conditions of life' by William Bateson, 23 May 1889, RR/10/241, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_241/referees-report-by-edwin-ray-lankester-on-two-papers-on-phymosoma-varians-by-arthur-everett-shipley-and-on-some-variations-of-cardium-edule-apparently-correlated-to-the-conditions-of-life-by-william-bateson, accessed on 23 May 2024

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