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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The investigation could have been more thorough. The illustrations should all be included. Suggests omitting the parts dealing with homology and variation.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1882]

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11 May 1881
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Letter on paper
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4 pages

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Francis Maitland Balfour

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Francis Maitland Balfour, Referee's report by Francis Maitland Balfour, on a paper 'Lucifer: A study in morphology' by W K Brooks, 11 May 1881, RR/8/276, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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