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natural history of fossils

C. R. C. Paul

natural history of fossils

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Paul.
    SeriesWorld naturalist
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE711.2 .P38 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 292 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4215871M
    ISBN 100297775790, 0297775847
    LC Control Number80495499


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