A discussion of the Results of the Royal Society Expedition to the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, 1965. Organized by E.J.H. Corner. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 255 (1969) 185-631, 196 fig. University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge. Obtainable through booksellers or direct to the Royal Society, 6 Carlton House Terrace, London S.W.1. Price £ 14.- or $ 36.40 post free to any part of the world. This grand, magnificently edited, and profusely illustrated book contains a wealth of information contributed by many authors. Only botany will be discussed here in more detail.