The Life and Letters of George John Romanes
"In writing my husband's life I have tried, so far as it was possible, to let him, especially in matters scientific, speak for himself. The letters relating to his work will, I hope, interest any one who cares for biological science"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).
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