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Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Sir 1847-1929

Overview
Works: 347 works in 1,031 publications in 3 languages and 6,592 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Redactor
Classifications: Q171, 504
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A treatise on zoology by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

111 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science from an easy chair. First series by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

88 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diversions of a naturalist by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

27 editions published between 1913 and 1970 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of earth and sea by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

17 editions published between 1920 and 1969 in English and Japanese and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom of man by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

30 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extinct animals by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

34 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains pretty fascinating stories, and especially comparisons between extinct and present animals, with 218 illustrations. This book was one of Conan Doyle's primary sources for The Lost World. It was the only reference cited in the novel itself: in order to confirm Maple White's illustration of a stegosaurus to an incredulous Malone, Challenger hands a copy of the book by his "gifted friend, Ray Lankester!" Over the course of The Lost World's serialization, Lankester and Conan Doyle carried on a correspondence. The former would even suggest prehistoric animals to populate the lost plateau
Great and small things by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1972 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The advancement of science; occasional essays & addresses by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

17 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of comparative anatomy by C Gegenbaur( Book )

6 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Degeneration : a chapter in Darwinism by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

15 editions published between 1800 and 1999 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley( Book )

11 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoological articles contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

15 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monograph of the okapi by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

16 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the collections of natural history made in the Antarctic regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross." by British Museum (Natural History)( Book )

5 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialism and the great state; essays in construction by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wells's essay The Past and the Great State" kicks off this multi-author volume making the basic case for socialism. Contributors consider a wide range of subjects in the light of socialism, including democracy, education, health and medicine, the arts, law, science, religion, work, the countryside, and the role of women. Among the thirteen contributors are Roger Fry, Herbert Trench, and Cecil Chesterton
Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916 by Olga Metchnikoff( Book )

9 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff was a Nobel Prize winner who vastly advanced our understanding of the immune system and is credited with creating the field of gerontology, which is the study of aging, lifespans, and longevity. Penned by his wife, this thoughtful and probing biography presents a detailed account of the obstacles Metchnikoff overcame on the path to scholarly prominence
On comparative longevity in man and the lower animals by E. Ray Lankester( Book )

9 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ganoid fishes of the British Carboniferous formations. Part I.--Palœoniscidœ by Ramsay H Traquair( Book )

24 editions published between 1868 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural history of the marketable marine fishes of the British islands by J. T Cunningham( Book )

6 editions published between 1896 and 1986 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edwin Ray Lankester

Edwin Ray Lankester biologo, zoologo e accademico britannico

Lankester, E.

Lankester, E. Ray 1847-1929

Lankester, E. Rej.

Lankester, Edwin Ray 1847-1929 Sir

Lankester, Edwin Ray, Sir, 1847-1929

Lankester, Ray.

Lankester Ray 1847-1929

Lankester, Ray 1847-1929 Sir

Lankester, Ray, Sir, 1847-1929

Ray Lankester britischer Zoologe

Ray Lankester Brits journalist

Ray-Lankester, E. 1847-1929

Ланкастер, Эдвин Рей

راي لانكستر

رای لانکستر

ランケルスター

レイ・ランケスター

雷·兰克斯特

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