On Growth and Form (Classic Reprint)

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To the Council of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and to that of the Zoological Society of London - the former for letting me reprint from their Transactions the greater part of the text and illustrations of my concluding chapter, the latter for the use of a number of figures for my chapter on Horns.

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D'Arcy Thompson's writing, hailed as 'good literature as well as good science; a discourse on science as though it were a humanity.' This historic work, has become renowned for the sheer poetry of its descriptions.

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John Tyler Bonner is professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton University. His books include "The Social Amoebae: The Biology of Cellular Slime Molds" and "Why Size Matters: From Bacteria to Blue Whales" (both Princeton).

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