Secrets of Earth and Sea by Sir E. Ray Lankester

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Author Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929
Title Secrets of Earth and Sea
Contents The earliest picture in the world -- Portraits of mammoths by men who saw them -- The art of prehistoric men -- Vesuvius in eruption -- Blue water -- The biggest beast -- What is meant by "a species"? -- More about species -- Species in the making -- Some specific characters -- Hybrids -- The cross-breeding of races -- Wheel animalcules -- More about wheel animalcules -- Suspended animation -- More about suspended animation -- The swastika -- The origin of the swastika -- The tomoye and the swastika -- Coal -- Boring for oil -- The story of lime-juice and scurvy -- Index.
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Language English
LoC Class Q: Science
Subject Science
Subject Art, Primitive
Subject Natural history
Subject Archaeology
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EBook-No. 53751
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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