Reference numberRR/10/241
TitleReferee'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
Date23 May 1889
DescriptionFirst paper - Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'.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]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialdoi:10.1098/rspl.1889.0017 Vol.46 1890
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.1889.0007 Vol.180 1889
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929); zoologist1847 - 1929
NA6154Shipley; Sir; Arthur Everett (1861 - 1927); zoologist1861 - 1927
NA8118Bateson; William (1861 - 1926); biologist1861 - 1926
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