References for D'Arcy Thompson

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  1. R D'A Thompson, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. R D'Arcy Thompson, The Remarkable Gamgees (Edinburgh, 1974).
  2. R D'Arcy Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson : the scholar-naturalist, 1860-1948 (London, 1958).
  3. The correspondence and papers of Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860-1948), St Andrews : University Library (1987).


  1. C Dobell, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 6 (1949), 599-617.
  2. M Kemp, Spirals of life: D'Arcy Thompson and Theodore Cook, with Leonardo and Durer in retrospect, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (NS) 32 (1) (1995), 37-54.

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