Nervous Icon Database

This database supplements The Nervous Icon Part I, Part II and Part III, The Evolution of an Icon, and I Speak to You Through Electrical Language: Traveling Into the Nineteenth Century with the “Nervous Icon.”

All pre-1923 images, except for Hunter and Peabody, digitized by Google. Other images from the collection of the author.

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First-Book of Natural History

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1842Ruschenberger, William Samuel Waithman, from the text of Henri Milne-Edwards and Achille ComteTurner and Fisher, Philadelphiav-2.1
Manual Completo de Instruccion Primaria Elemental y Superior

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1843AvendaŒ_o, JoaquŒÍn, and Œ€mile LefrancImprenta de D. Dionisio Hidalgo, Madridv-2.2
Popular Cyclopaedia of Natural Science

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1843

Carpenter, William Benjamin W. S. Orr & Co., Londonv1.0 UU
Elementos de Zoologia o Historia Natural de los Animales

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1843Milne-Edwards, HenriCompaŒ_ŒÍa General de Impresores y Libreros del Reino, Madridv-2.0
Atlas del Novisimo Manual de Anatomia General y Descriptiva

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1844de Prada Œ_ Irizar, JosŒ_ Libberia de Los Senores, MadridTemplate (after Vesalius)
Atlas del Novisimo Manual de Anatomia General y Descriptiva

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1844de Prada Œ_ Irizar, JosŒ_ Libberia de Los Senores, Madridv-3.0 and v-1.0
Lecciones de Historia Natural: ZoologŒÍa, Volume 1

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1844YŒˆŒ_ez y Girona, AgustŒÍn Impenta de Benito Espona y Blay, Barcelonav1.0 UU
Anatomy and Physiology

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1847Cutter, Calvin Benjimin B. Mussey, Bostonv1.0 UU
Diccionario de Medicina

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1848Milne-Edwards, HenriImprenta de J. Roger, Barcelonav1.0 UU
Cours ElŒ_mentaire D'histoire Naturelle: Zoologie

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See also Cours ElŒ_mentaire D'histoire Naturelle: Zoologie (1855),

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1850Milne-Edwards, HenriVictor Masson, Parisv1.0 UU
Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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1850Cutter, Calvin Benjimin B. Mussey, Bostonv1.0 UU
Principles of Physiology

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1851Comstock, J. C., and B. N. Comings Pratt, Woodford & Co. New Yorkv-1.1
Practical Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology

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1851Lambert, T. S. Sanborn & Carter, Portlandv1.1 UW (thin)
A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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1852Cutter, Calvin J.B. Lippincott & Companyv1.0 UU
Hygenic Physiology

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1851Lambert, T. S. Sanborn & Carter, Portlandv1.1 UW (thin, one arm)
Human and Compartive Anaatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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1854Cutter, EuniceClark, Austin and Smith, New Yorkv2.0
First Book on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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See also First Book on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (1858), Image; First Book on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (1862), Image; First Book on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (1871), Image
1854Cutter, Calvin J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia (1854, 1871); Clark, Austin and Smith, New York (1858, 1862)v1.0 UU
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1854Lambert, T. S. Brockett, Hutchinson & Co., Hartfordv1.2 IIU
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1854Lambert, T. S. Brockett, Hutchinson & Co., Hartfordv1.2 IIU (one arm)
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1854Lambert, T. S.Brockett, Hutchinson & Co., Hartfordv-1.2
Diccionario de Medicina

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1854Milne-Edwards, HenriLiberia de Rosa y Bouret, Parisv3.0
Principles of Physiology

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1855Comstock, J. C., and B. N. ComingsSamuel S. & William Wood, New Yorkv-1.1
Cours ElŒ_mentaire D'histoire Naturelle: Zoologie

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1855Milne-Edwards, HenriVictor Masson, Parisv1.0 UU
The Museum of Science and Art Vol. VIII

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1855Lardner, DionysiusWalton and Marerly, Londonv1.0 UU
A Manual of Zoology

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See also A Manual of Zoology (1862), Image
1856Milne-Edwards, HenriHenry Renshaw, Londonv1.0 UU
Angādi-pāda-srakaraāa-vāda-urpā-lana-nāl

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1857Cutter, Calvin American Mission Press, for the American Missions in Ceylon and South India, Madrasv2.0
Elements of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene of the Human System

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See also Elements of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene of the Human System (1862), Image; Elements of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene of the Human System (1872), Image
1857Justin R. LoomisSheldon, Blakeman & Co., New Yorkv1.0 YU
The Hydropathic Family Physician

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1857Shew, JoelFowler and Wells, New Yorkv-2.3
Leí_ons í©lí©mentaires d'anatomie et de physiologie humaine et comparí©e; 2í í©dition

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1858Auzoux, Louis Thomas Jí©ríÇme.Labí©, Parisv4.0
The physiology of common life, Volumes 1-2

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1859Lewes, George HenryBlackwook, Edinburghv5.0
Die Physiologie des TŒ_glichen Lebens

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1860Lewes, George HenryF. U. Brodhaus, Leipzigv5.0
Diccionario de Medicina

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1860Milne-Edwards, HenriLiberia de Rosa y Bouret, Parisv3.0
Elementos de ZoologŒÍa

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1861Arcas, Laureano PŒ_rez Imprenta de Gabriel Alhambra, Madridv1.0 UU
Medical Common Sense

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See also Medical Common Sense (1868), Image
1863Foote, Edward B. Self published, New Yorkv-2.3
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1866Lambert, T. S. W. Wood & Co., New Yorkv1.3 IIV
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1866Lambert, T. S. W. Wood & Co., New Yorkv-1.3
Human Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1866Lambert, T. S. W. Wood & Co., New Yorkv-3.1
Plain Home Talk About the Human System

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1870Foote, Edward B. Wells and Coffin, New Yorkv-2.3
Vertebrate Animals

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1871Ruschenberger, William Samuel WaithmanClaxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, Philadelphiav-2.1
New Analytic Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1872Cutter, Calvin J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphiav-1.4
New Analytic Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1872Cutter, Calvin J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphiav2.0
First Book in Physiology

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See also Human Physiology (1873), Image; Hooker's New Physiology (1874), Image
1872Hooker, WorthingtonSeldon and Co., New Yorkv1.0 UU (Note, 1872 version has ink error on top 'U')
A Treatise On Physiology and Hygiene, for Educational Institutions and General Readers

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See also A Treatise On Physiology and Hygiene, for Educational Institutions and General Readers (1875), Image; A Treatise On Physiology and Hygiene, for Educational Institutions and General Readers (1889), Image; A Treatise On Physiology and Hygiene, for Educational Institutions and General Readers (1894), Image; A Treatise On Physiology and Hygiene, for Educational Institutions and General Readers (1904), Image
1872Hutchison, Joseph Chrisman Clark & Maynard, New York; Maynard, Merrill & Co.v6.0
Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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See also Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygieney (1874), Image
1872Martindale, Joseph C. Eldredge & Brother, Philadelphiav7.0
Fourteen Weeks in Human Physiology

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See also Fourteen Weeks in Human Physiology (1877), Image
1872Steele, Joel DormanAmerican Book Company, New Yorkv1.1 LU
Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book

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See also Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book (1874, Chase Publishing Company, Toledo), Image
1873Chase, Alvin WoodAnn Arbor Printing and Publishing Company, Ann Arborv-1.4
The Physiology of Common Life, Volume 2

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1875Lewes, George HenryD. Appleton and Companyv5.0
The New Gospel of Health

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See also The New Gospel of Health (1878), Image
1875Stone, AndrewLung and Hygienic, Troyv-2.3
Elements of Zoology

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1875Tenney, SanbornCharles Scribner's Sons, New Yorkv1.1 (worn)
Elements of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene of the Human System

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1879Justin R. LoomisSheldon & Co., New Yorkv1.4 IIU
The Brain as an Organ of Mind

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See also The Brain as an Organ of Mind (1883), Image; The Brain as an Organ of Mind (1887), Image
1880Bastian, CharltonD. Appleton and Company, New Yorkv8.0
The Human Body

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1881Martin, H. NewellHenry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0
Plain Home Talk About the Human System

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1882Foote, Edward B. Murray Hill, New Yorkv-2.3
Principles of Mental Physiology

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1883Carpenter, William Benjamin D. Appleton and Company, New Yorkv1.0 UU
Lessons in Elementary Anatomy

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1883Mivart, St. GeorgeMacmillan and Co., Londonv8.0 (gen2?)
The Eclectic Physiology for Use in Schools

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1884Brown, Eli F.Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.v9.0
The Human Body

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1884Martin, Henry Newell; Hetty Cary MartinHolt, New Yorkv5.0
Physiology for the Young

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See also Young Folks' Physiology (1892), Image; Our Bodies and How We Live (1893), Image; and Life and Health (1902). Image.
1885Blaisdell, Albert FranklinLea and Shepard, New Yorkv10.0
Primer of Physiology and Hygiene

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1885Smith, William ThayerIvison, Blakeman & Company, New Yorkv1.5 IIU
Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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1885Walker, JeromeA. Lovell & Co., New Yorkv-1.5
The Eclectic Physiology; or, Guide to Health

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1886Brown, Eli F.American Book Company, New Yorkv1.1 LU
The House I Live In, or, An Elementary Physiology for Children in the Public Schools

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1887Brown, Eli F.American Book Company, New Yorkv9.0
The House I Live In, or, An Elementary Physiology for Children in the Public Schools

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1887Brown, Eli F.American Book Company, New Yorkv1.1 LU
Beginner's Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene

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1887Cutter, John ClarenceLippincott, Philladelphiav2.0
Animal Physiology

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1888Furneaux, William S. Longmans, Green, and Co.v11.0
Our Wonderful Bodies and How to Take Care of Them

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See also Our Wonderful Bodies and How to Take Care of Them (1895), Image; Our Wonderful Bodies and How to Take Care of Them (1896), Image
1894Hutchison, Joseph ChrismanMaynard, Merrill & Co.v6.0
Lessons in Physiology and Hygiene

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1895Hutchison, Joseph ChrismanMaynard, Merrill & Co.v6.0
Physiology

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1895Macalister, Alexander Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Londonv1.6
The Eclectic Family Physician

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1895Scudder, John MiltonQueen City Bok Company, Cincinnativ1.7
The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser

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1895Pierce, Ray VaughnWorld's Dispensary Printing Office and Bindery, Buffalov1.0 UU (gen2)
Essential Lessons in Human Physiology and Hygiene

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1896Baldwin, Winfred Eugene Werner School Book Co.v1.0 IIU
The Human Body

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1898Martin, H. NewellHenry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0
Physiology Illustrated by Experiment

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See also Physiology Illustrated by Experiment (1901), Image; Elementary Physiology and Hygiene (1902), Image; Physiology (1905), Image; Elementary Physiology and Hygiene (1908), Image; and Briefer Physiology and Hygiene, (1914) Image
1900Colton, Buel PrestonD. C. Heath and Co., Bostonv12.0
A General Physiology for High Schools

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1900Macy, Maude Little and Harry Waldo NorrisAmerican Book Company, New Yorkv1.0 LU
Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene

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1900Walker, JeromeAllyn and Bacon, Bostonv-1.5
Lessons in Physiology and Hygiene

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1902Hutchison, Joseph ChrismanMaynard, Merrill & Co.v6.0
Physiology for Beninners

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1903Coleman, Walter MooreMacmillan, Londonv5.0
Physiology Primer

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1903Cornman, Oliver PerryEldredge & Brother, Philadelphiav7.0
Dr. Foote's New Book on Health and Disease

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1904Foote, Edward B.Murray Hill, New Yorkv4.0 gen2
Elements of Biology

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1907Hunter, George WAmerican Book Company, New Yorkv1.8 LU
The Human Body and Health

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1908Davison, AlvinAmerican Book Company, New Yorkv13.0
Principles of Physiology and Hygiene

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1908Fitz, George WellsHenry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0
Physiology and Hygiene

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1909Ritchie, John W. World Book Company, Yonkers-On-Hudsonv1.1 LU (copy?)
Life and Health

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1910 (1902)Blaisdell, Albert Franklin Ginn, Bostonv10.0
Essentials of Biology

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1911Hunter, George W. American Book Company, New Yorkv1.1 LU (pers. copy - W. P. 8 - v1.0 IIU)
Elementary Biology: Plant, Animal, Human

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1912Peabody, James Edward; Hunt, Arthur EllsworthMacmillan, New Yorkv5.0
Studies in Physiology, Anatomy and Hygiene

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1912Peabody, James EdwardMacmillan, New Yorkv5.0
Cartilla de Higiene Personal

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1913Ritchie, John W.; Joseph Stuart CaldwellWorld Book Company, Yonkers-On-Hudsonv1.1 LU (copy?)
A Civic Biology

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1914Hunter, George W. American Book Company, New Yorkv1.0 IIU
Human Physiology

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1915Ritchie, John W. World Book Company, Yonkers-On-Hudsonv1.1 LU (copy?)
The Elements of Animal Biology

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1919Holmes, S. J. P. Blakison's Son & Co., Philadelphiav1.4
New Primer of Sanitation & Physiology

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1919Ritchie, John W. World Book Company, Yonkers-On-Hudsonv1.4
Biology for High Schools1920Smallwood, W. M; Reveley, Ida L; Bailey, Guy A. Allyn and Bacon, Bostonv14.0
Biology and Human Welfare1924Peabody, James Edward; Hunt, Arthur EllsworthMacmillan, New Yorkv5.0
Biology for Beginners1926Moon, Truman J.Henry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0
Biology1927Atwood, Wm. H. P. Blakiston's, Philadelphiav1.4
Advanced Biology1929Wheat, Frank M.; Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth T. American Book Company, New Yorkv5.0
Our World of Living Things1936Heiss, Elwood D; Osborn, Ellsworth S; Manzer, J. GordonWebster Publishing Company, St. Louis, MO.v1.4 gen2
Biology for Beginners1933Moon, Truman J; Mann, Paul B. Henry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0 gen2
Biology: a Revision of Biology for Beginners1938Moon, Truman J; Mann, Paul B. Henry Holt and Company, New Yorkv5.0 gen3
Biology and Human Affairs1941Ritchie, John W.World Book Company, Yonkers-On-Hudsonv1.1 LU (copy?)
Biology: a Revision of Biology for Beginners1947Moon, Truman J; Mann, Paul B; Otto, James H. Henry Holt and Company, New Yorkv15.0
Elements of Biology1948Smallwood, W. M; Reveley, Ida L; Bailey, Guy A; Dodge, Ruth A. Allyn and Bacon, Bostonv16.0
Modern Biology1956Moon, Truman J; Mann, Paul B; Otto, James H. Henry Holt and Company, New Yorkv17.0
Modern Biology1960Moon, Truman J; Otto, James H; Towle, AlbertHenry Holt and Company, New York(post NI)