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CASSELL'S NATURAL HISTORY - F. Martin Duncan

Hardcover/Clothbound book.

Embossed letters and decorations on cover and spine.

Richly illustrated.

Good condition.

CASSELL'S NATURAL HISTORY

By F, MARTIN DUNCAN

(F.R.P.S., F.R.M.S., MEMBER OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, AUTHOR OF "DENIZENS OF THE DEEP" ETC)

WITH 16 COLOUR PLATES AND MORE THAN 200 ILLUSTRATIONS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR

Publisher: CASSELL AND COMPANY, LIMITED

Pages: 432 + plates of illustrations

Publishing Year: 1913

Dimensions: 23,5 x 16 x 6

CONTENTS:

  • THE PROTOZOA - THE DAWN OF LIFE
  • THE SPONGES
  • THE COELENTERATES OR HYDROIDS: JELLY-FISH, ANEMONES AND CORALS
  • THE ECHINODERMA: STARFISHES, SEA URCHINS, AND HOLOTHURIANS
  • WORMS, ROTIFERS, LEECHES, POLYZOA
  • THE MOLUSCA
  • THE CRUSTACEA
  • SCORPIONS, SPIDERS, CENTIPEDES, AND MILLIPEDES
  • BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
  • THE COLEOPTERA : BEETLES
  • HYMENOPTERA : ANTS, BEES, AND WASPS
  • DIPTERA, ORTHOPTERA, HEMIPTERA, AND NEUROPTERA
  • ANCIDIANDS AND LANCELETS
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE FISHES
  • THE ROUND-MOUTHED AND CARTILAGINOUS FISHES
  • THE TELEOSTOMI, OR "PERFECT-MOUTHED" FISHES
  • THE AMPHIBIA
  • THE REPTILES
  • AVES : THE BIRDS
  • THE ECHIDNA AND DUCK-BILLED PLATYPUS
  • THE MARSUPIALS, OR POUCHED ANIMALS
  • THE SLOTHS, ANT-EATERS, AND ARMADILLOS
  • THE WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND MANATEES
  • THE UNGULATES, OR HOOFED QUADRUPEDS
  • THE EVEN-TOED UNGULATES
  • THE CARNIVORA
  • THE RODENTIA, OR GNAWING ANIMALS
  • SHREWS, MOLES, AND BATS
  • PRIMATES : APES AND LEMURS
  • INDEX

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Francis Duncan Smith (1873–1961) was a British naturalist and nature documentary pioneer who worked for producer Charles Urban. He specialised in micro-cinematography and pioneered many of the techniques of future natural history filmmaking.

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