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Extinct plants and problems of evolution founded on a course of public lectures delivered at the University college of Wales, Aberystwyth, in 1922 by Dukinfield Henry Scott

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Published by Macmillan and co., limited in London .
Written in English


  • Paleobotany.,
  • Plants -- Evolution.

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Statementby Dukinfield Henry Scott ... With 63 figures and a frontispiece.
LC ClassificationsQK980 .S43
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6665132M
LC Control Number24012407

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