A Moth-Hunter's Gossip.: ALLAN, P. B. M. [Philip Bertram Murray] (1884-1973): A Moth-Hunter's Gossip.: ALLAN, P. B. M. [Philip Bertram Murray] (1884-1973):

A Moth-Hunter's Gossip.

ALLAN, P. B. M. [Philip Bertram Murray] (1884-1973):

Verlag: London: Watkins & Doncaster, 1937 [1947]., 1947
Gebraucht Zustand: Very Good Hardcover
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Second Edition (1st ed., 1937). Frontispiece, 269 pp, 1 leaf (ads). Original cloth. Wear to rear hinge, else Very Good, without dust jacket. Offered with: two T.L.S. from Allan to J. D. Fearnehough, who like Allan was a contributor to The Entomologists Record. The letters are dated 10th April 1951 and Jan. 10 1954; an obituary of Allan from the Entomologists Record is tipped to the verso of the Frontispiece. With Fearnehough's signature on the flyleaf. Allan was a correspondent of H. B. D. Kettlewell, author of the landmark but controversial Evolution of Melanism (1973). Their work -- principally Kettlewell's -- is the subject of Judith Hooper's Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale. The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth (2002) and has also been discussed in David Wÿss Rudge's 'Did Kettlewell commit fraud? Re-examining the evidence' (Public Understanding of Science, Vol. 14, No. 3, 249-268, 2005). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 15953

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Titel: A Moth-Hunter's Gossip.

Verlag: London: Watkins & Doncaster, 1937 [1947].

Erscheinungsdatum: 1947

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

Auflage: 2nd Edition


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