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On the origins of a learned society

Sam Berry

On the origins of a learned society

the Linnean Society ...

by Sam Berry

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linnean Society of London.

  • Edition Notes

    An illustrated extract from New Scientist (11 Feb 1988), p.49-53.

    Statementby Sam Berry, Bill Chaloner and Jack Hawkes.
    ContributionsChaloner, Bill., Hawkes, Jack.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5]p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20381183M

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