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Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms

Essays on Natural History

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$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674061637

Publication Date: 10/01/2011


432 pages

6 x 9 inches

28 halftones, 20 line illustrations, 2 charts

Belknap Press

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

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