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Autograph Letter Signed "F.O. Bower", botanist, to Dr. W.B. Crow [William Bernard Crow, biologist , etc., Author of 'A History of Magic, Witchcraft and Occultism']

F.O. Bower [Frederick Orpen Bower FRS] (1855–1948), British botanist

Editorial: 2 The Crescent Ripon Yorks 15 April, 1932
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Two pages, 4to, several closed tears, two small hole, one stain, 1in. dia., on p.2. , text clear and complete. "I am much obliged to you for sending me a copy of your 'Proteus' No.6 - the Goethe Commemoration Number. It was a happy idea to concentrate on this centenary. My interest naturally centres on the 'Metamorphosis of Plants'. Had Goethe lived as a post Darwinian his keen insight would have led him to a rather different statement of his great synthesis. He would have accepted I am pretty sure a theory of segregation rather than a theory of metamorphosis. I wrote on this matter long ago, and if you are interested in the alternative view you will find a brief extract in my 'Botany of the Living Plant,' .| I shall read with particular interest the article of Dr Leon on the Faust Legend.". N° de ref. de la librería 10172

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Título: Autograph Letter Signed "F.O. Bower", ...

Editorial: 2 The Crescent Ripon Yorks 15 April

Año de publicación: 1932

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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