Introduction: The Development of the Science. In the beginning. The geological connection. Evolutionary biogeography. The advent of continental drift. The rise of vicarianism. The present work. Part 1. The Northern Continents. 1. The North Atlantic connection. 2. The North Pacific connection. 3. The Caribbean connection. 4. The Indo-Australian connection. 5. Northern continents summary. Part 2. The Southern Continents. 6. New Zealand. 7. Australia. 8. Antarctica. 9. South America. 10. Africa. 11. Madagascar. 12. India. 13. Southern continents summary. Part 3. The Oceans. 14. The oceanic plates. Conclusions. Appendix: Biogeographers' maps. References. Subject Index.