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furnished by Mr. Bowerbank. They are introduced, for the most part, without reference to the text-a mode of illustration to which Forbes himself was partial, and which was adopted by him in his History of British Starfishes.

Among his papers was found a small octavo notebook, in which he recorded his writings, literary and scientific, from 1831 up to the month before his death. This list―itself incomplete-has been used as the basis of that given in the Appendix to this volume. Of the numerous articles and critiques which he wrote for periodicals, a large number could with difficulty be recovered. With a few exceptions, only those are given in the Appendix which he regarded as worthy of being chronicled in his own list.


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