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JOHN KIDD, M. D. F. R. S.

REGIUS PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD,

ON THE ADAPTATION OF EXTERNAL NATURE TO THE PHYSICAL

CONDITION OF MAN.

THE REV. WILLIAM WHEWELL, M. A. F. R. S.

FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.

ASTRONOMY AND GENERAL PHYSICS CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE

TO NATURAL THEOLOGY.

SIR CHARLES BELL, K. G. H. F. R. S. L. & E.

THE HAND: ITS MECHANISM AND VITAL ENDOWMENTS AS EVINCING

DESIGN.

PETER MARK ROGET, M. D.

FELLOW OF AND SECRETARY TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY.
ON ANIMAL AND VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY.

THE REV. WILLIAM BUCKLAND, D. D. F. R. S.

CANON OF CHRIST CHURCH, AND READER IN GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.

ON GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY.

THE REV. WILLIAM KIRBY, M. A. F. R. S.

ON THE HISTORY, HAEITS, AND INSTINCTS OF ANIMALS.

WILLIAM PROUT, M. D. F. R. S.

CHEMISTRY, METEOROLOGY, AND THE FUNCTIONS OF DIGESTION, CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE TO NATURAL THEOLOGY.

Hjs Royal Highness The Duke Of Sussex, President of the Royal Society having desired that no unnecessary delay should take place in the publication of the above-mentioned treatises, they will appear at short intervals, as they are ready for publication.

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ix. Megalosaurus . ....... 180

x. Iguanodon ......... 185

xi. Amphibious Animals allied to Crocodiles . . . 191

xii. Fossil Tortoises or Testudinata 195

Xiii. Fossil Fishes ..... ..... 202

Sauroid Fishes in the Order Ganoid .... 208

Fishes in Strata of the Carboniferous Order . . . 212

Fishes of the Magnesian Limestone, or Zechstein . 212

Fishes of the Muschelkalk, Lias, and Oolite Formations 214

Fishes of the Chalk Formation 216

Fishes of the Tertiary Formations .... 216

Family of Sharks 218

Fossil Spines, or Ichthy "lites ....... 220

Fossil Rays 221

Conclusion 222

Chap. XV. Proofs of design in the Fossil Remains of Mollusks . 224

§ i. Fossil Univalve and Bivalve Shells .... 224

ii. Fossil Remains of Naked Mollusks, Pens and Ink bags

ofLoligo 230

in. Proofs of Design in the Mechanism of Fossil Chambered

Shells 235

Mechanical Contrivances in the Nautilus . . 238

Iv. Ammonites 252

v. Nautilus Sypho and Nautilus Zic-Zac . . . 270

vi. Chambered Shells allied to- Nautili and Ammonites . 273,

vn. Belemnite 280

vm. Foraminated Polythalamous Shells. Nummulites. Miliola 288

Chap. XVI. Proofs of Design in the Structure of Fossil Articulated

Animals 291

§ I. First Class of Articulated Animals . . . 292

Fossil Annelidans 292

u. Second Class of Articulated Animals . . . 292

Fossil Crustaceans 292

Trilobites . 294

in. Third Class of Articulated Animals .... 305

Fossil Arachnidans 305

Fossil Spiders . ... . . . . 306

Fossil Scorpions 307

iv. Fourth Class of Articulated Animals .... 308

Fossil Inseets .... . . .- 308
Chap. XVII. Proofs of Design in the Structure of Fossil Radiated

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