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[DARWIN] AIRY, Hubert.
On Leaf Arrangement.

CONTAINED IN: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. XXII, no. 152, 1874.

pp. 298-307. Original printed wrappers now a little dusty, library stamp on the front cover. otherwise a very good copy.

*This paper was communicated to the Royal Society by Charles Darwin, and was offered '... in correction and extension of the views contained in a previous paper by the same author, read 27th February, 1873.' See FREEMAN Charles Darwin, A Companion, p.18-19 - Airy, the son of Sir George Biddell Airy, corresponded with Darwin on phyllotaxy, Proc. Roy. Soc., 176. He was one of the people who pointed out to Darwin the error in the Descent of Man, v.i, that the platysmus myoides cannot be brought into action voluntarily.

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