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Towards Stability in the Names of Animals - a History of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1895-1995

The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature was founded on 18 September 1895. In recognition of its Centenary a history of the development of nomenclature since the 18th century and of the Commission was published entitled 'Towards Stability in the Names of Animals - a History of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1895-1995' (ISBN 0 85301 005 6). It is 104 pages (250 x 174 mm) with 18 full-page illustrations, 14 being of eminent zoologists who played a crucial part in the evolution of the system of animal nomenclature as universally accepted today. The book contains a list of all the Commissioners from 1895 to 1995. The main text was written by R.V. Melville (former Secretary of the Commission) and completed and updated following his death.

Cost:
£15/ €20 / $25 (including Air Mail postage).

Copies may be ordered from either:

International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
tel.: +44(0)20 7942 5653
e-mail: iczn (at) nhm (dot) ac (dot) uk

American Association for Zoological Nomenclature FAO: Eric Hoberg, Treasurer USDA Agricultural Research Service BARC East No. 1180 10300 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705 USA
e-mail: ehoberg (at) anri (dot) barc (dot) usda (dot) gov

Paying:
Payment should accompany orders. Cheques should be made out to "ITZN" (in sterling or dollars) or to "AAZN" (in dollars only). Payment to ITZN can also be made by Visa or MasterCard giving the cardholder's number, name and address and the expiry date. However, AAZN cannot accept payment by credit card. For further information contact the ICZN Secretariat.

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