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Animal life as affected by the natural conditions of existence / By Karl Semper ; with two maps and one hundred and six woodcuts.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Semper, C. (Carl), 1832-1893 author.
Publication:
New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1, 3, and 5 Bond Street, 1881.
Series:
International scientific series (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 30.
International scientific series vol. 30
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 472 pages : illustrations (including 2 maps) ; 20 cm
Subjects:
Animal ecology.
Adaptation (Biology)
Form/Genre:
Advertisements.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Contents:
General preliminary considerations. The physiology of organisms
The influence of inanimate surroundings. Food and its influence ; The influence of light ; The influence of temperature ; The influence of stagnant water ; The influence of a still atmosphere ; The influence of water in motion ; Currents as a means of extending or hindering the distribution of species ; A few remarks as to the influence of other conditions of existence
The influence of living surroundings. The transforming influence of living organisms on animals ; The selective influence of living organisms on animals.
Notes:
"Lectures at the Lowell Institute, at Boston ... 1877."--Preface.
Includes index.
Advertisements: in front and back of book.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1881
Contributor:
D. Appleton and Company, publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
310489
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