by W. M. Smallwood
Publisher: Allyn and Bacon 1916
Number of pages: 514
Practical Biology offers a simple, workable, attractive, flexible, and teachable course in Biology. Simplicity is a feature of the book. The language is simple, not technical, and the style is easy, flowing, and colloquial.
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