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The animals and plants that time has left behind

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: London : HarperPress : [distributor] HarperCollins Distribution Services, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in the living creatures which have survived from earlier times and whose stories speak to us of seminal events in the history of life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Fortey
ISBN: 9780007209866 000720986X
OCLC Number: 851765474
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 400 pages : 20 black and white, illustrations, plates, s 16 color (16 pages) (author pays pix costs) with ; 24 x 16 cm
Responsibility: Richard Fortey.

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'Fortey is one of the world's most acclaimed natural history writers.' Tim Flannery, New York Review of Books 'A true delight: full of awe-inspiring details! the book blends travel, history, Read more...

 
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