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The philosophy of natural history

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Published by Printed for the heirs of Charles Elliot; [etc. Bell & Bradfute, etc.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology,
  • Animal Behavior,
  • Animal behavior

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Smellie
    ContributionsSmellie, Alexander
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 volumes ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26247391M


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