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Memoir on the gorilla (Troglodytes Gorilla, savage)

by Richard Owen

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Published by Printed by Taylor and Francis in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Primates

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Owen
    ContributionsFarre, Arthur, 1811-1887, Association, Owen, Richard, 1804-1892, Inscriber, Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[i], 58 p., 13 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25678407M

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