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The origin of species

Charles Darwin

The origin of species

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Published by P.F. Collier & son in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Natural selection

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Darwin, with introductions, notes and illustrations
    SeriesHarvard classics, ed. by C. W. Eliot -- [XI]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH365 .O2 1909
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 3-553, [1] p.
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24910516M
    LC Control Number09028059
    OCLC/WorldCa1143543


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