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Living earth

E. G. Nisbet

Living earth

a short history of life and its home

by E. G. Nisbet

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life -- Origin.,
  • Geobiology.,
  • Historical geology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementE.G. Nisbet.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,237p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22488780M
    ISBN 100412530503

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