Memoir on the gorilla (Troglodytes Gorilla, savage)

by Richard Owen

Publisher: Printed by Taylor and Francis in London

Written in English
Cover of: Memoir on the gorilla (Troglodytes Gorilla, savage) | Richard Owen
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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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