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The scale of nature.

John Tyler Bonner

The scale of nature.

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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.,
  • Natural history.

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    StatementIllustrated by Patricia Collins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ162 .B678
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5682093M
    LC Control Number69013494

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