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Darwin slept here

Eric Simons

Darwin slept here

discovery, adventure, and swimming iguanas in Charles Darwin"s South America

by Eric Simons

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementEric Simons
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH31.D2 S547 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24606964M
ISBN 101590202201
ISBN 109781590202203
OCLC/WorldCa268795638

  Charles Darwin: The Power of Place by Janet Browne pp, Cape, £ Janet Browne opens the second volume of her biography of Darwin in , at the point when he received Alfred Russel Wallace's.


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