The Elements of Animal Biology
by Samuel J. Holmes
Publisher: P. Blakiston's son & co. 1919
Number of pages: 428
This volume is intended as an introduction to the elements of animal biology for the use of students in the high school. The order in which the main topics are treated is essentially like that which is followed in several of the best recent textbooks.
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