Man and his conquest of nature
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Published by A. and C. Black in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Marion I. Newbigin, containing twenty-four illustrations.
SeriesBlack"s school geography
LC ClassificationsHF1027 .N48
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6558213M
LC Control Number13013732

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