It is without doubt the book: A Student's Text-Book of Zoology, is the complete work of its kind accessible to English readers. No efforts have been spared to make the path of the young zoologist as easy and pleasant as possible.
For a successful study of zoology it is necessary that the student should begin by making a thorough examination of individual animals, of their structure, of the functions of their parts, of their relation to the external world and to each other. If the animals are properly selected, a knowledge of the principal forms of animal life, and a basis from which more extended studies can be made. It is to assist these more extended studies that the present work is designed. At the same time, the book will be of value to all interested in Natural History.
To make the book more complete as a work of reference, the author has given an account of as many families as possible. The book has mentioned so many genera in order to enable students to track as many unknown names as possible. The book in three volumes is a well planned, well illustrated trust-worthy and comprehensive work in zoological literature, which will be of special use to advanced students, researchers, professors and those who wish to keep in touch with general zoology. The book deals with the whole of the animal kingdom in three volumes.