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Book - Papers on Southern Australian Tertiary and recent Mollusca

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Blue half leatherbound book of 422 pages. Includes many black and white illustrations of shells.

The book includes a series of articles by Prof. Ralph Tate from transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia
20.2 x 14.5 x 3.5
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south australia, ralph tate, royal society, royal society of south australia, gastropods, brachiopods, mollusca, snails, murray river, marine mollusca, brachiopoda
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Ralph Tate (11 March 1840 – 20 September 1901) was a British-born botanist and geologist, who was later active in Australia. In 1875 Tate was appointed Elder Professor of natural science at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, teaching botany, zoology and geology. He became vice-president and then as president (1878–1879) of the Philosophical Society. It changed name to the Royal Society of South Australia in 1880 with Tate as its first president in that year[1] Tate encouraged members to send in original papers, personally contributing nearly 100 papers to its Transactions and Proceedings. (See
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Prof. Ralph Tate (Maker)
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3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM