Author:Edward Forbes

Edward Forbes
British naturalist and geologist.
Edward Forbes


  • The University Snowdrop: An Appendix to the Great Trial: Containing a Selection of Squibs (1838) (external scan)
  • A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ (1848) (external scan)
  • Monograph of the Echinodermata of the British tertiaries (1852) (external scan)
  • On the supposed analogy between the life of an individual and the duration of a species (1852 (external scan)
  • On the educational uses of museums (1853) (external scan)
  • The Natural History Department of the Crystal Palace Described with Robert Gordon Latham (1854) (external scan)
  • A History Of British Starfishes: And Other Animals Of The Class Echinodermata (1841) (external scan)
  • On the Connection between the distribution of the existing Fauna and Flora of the British Isles, and the Geological Changes which have affected their Area, especially during the epoch of the Northern Drift'' (1846) (external scan)
  • Travels in Lycia (1847), in 2 vols., with Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • A history of British Mollusca, and their shells (1853), in 4 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • On the Tertiary Fluviomarine Formation of the Isle of Wight (1856)
  • The Natural History of the European Seas, edited and continued by Godwin-Auste (1859) external link
  • The Naturalist at Home and Abroad

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