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1 Mayer, Alfred G[Oldsborough] Rhythmical Pulsation in Scyphomedusae.
Washington Carnegie Institution of Washington 1906 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 47. [2], 62 pages, 2 plates, text illustrations, newly rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From Lisa-ann Gershwin's Medusozoa Hall of Fame website : "Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1868-1922) ; later in life, he changed the spelling of his name to Mayor, because of Anti-German sentiment in the U. S. Best known among the cnidarian researchers for his 1910 monograph "Medusae of the World", he also worked on entomology. He studied under Alexander Agassiz, and together they explored the medusae of the Pacific aboard the Albatross, leading Mayer to publish many new species. He did much work at the Tortugas Biological Station. " ; Ex-Library; 62 pages 
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