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Thomas Henry Huxley a sketch of his life and work. by Mitchell, Peter Chalmers Sir

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


  • Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895.

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Edition Notes

SeriesLeaders in science series -- 3
LC ClassificationsQH31 H9 M6
The Physical Object
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22895251M

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