The Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10

The Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10 : June, 1909 to May, 1910 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10: June, 1909 to May, 1910 Agassiz had been engaged for a long time upon his Contributions. He had brought the great work nearly to a finish. It was, indeed, finished but for one small yet very important bit of observation: he had carried the turtle egg through every stage of its development with the single exception of one - the very earliest - that stage of first cleavages, when the cell be gins to segment, immediately upon its be ing laid. That beginning stage had brought the Contributions to a halt. To get eggs that were fresh enough to show the incubation at this period had been im possible. It was many years later that Mr. Jenks, then a gray-haired college proies sor, told me how he got those eggs to Agassiz. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243293518
  • 9780243293513