Item #23883 Photoreception. Jerome J. Wolken.


New York: New York Academy of Sciences 1958. First Edition. [161]-406 pages. Original tan printed wrappers. Volume 74, Art. 2, of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Minor wear to corners, and some fading to the spine panel. Near Fine. Wraps. [23883]

This series of 20 papers is the result of a conference on Photoreception held and supported conjointly by the New York Academy of Sciences and the National Council to Combat Blindness, Inc. held in New York, NY Jan 31st to Feb 1st 1958. The monograph contains articles by various scientists which highlight the underlying mechanisms of photoreception, analysis of visual pigment chemistry, and greater exploration of the physiological implications. The importance of phylogenetic approaches is highlighted. (introductory remarks)

Price: $25.00

See all items by