Paris: Schleicher freres, 1903. 2nd. Half leather. Second Edition. Large octavo; xix, 912pp. Second edition, revised, corrected and expanded. A Very Good copy (a couple of closed edgetears and a few marginal pencil notes), ex-library with minimal markings, bound in 1/2 red leather gilt stamped with six raised bands at spine; original wrappers bound in. Item #17820
Yves Delage, (1854.- 1920), French zoologist known for his research and elucidation of invertebrate physiology and anatomy. He also discovered the equilibrium-stabilizing function of the semicircular canals in the inner ear (1886). Delage became a member of the zoology staff at the Sorbonne in 1880 and at Caen, Fr., in 1881; he became director of the zoological station at Luc in 1884, titular professor of zoology at the Sorbonne in 1886, and director of the marine zoological station at Roscoff in 1878 and 1902. (Brittanica).