by H. N. Hutchinson
Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1897
Number of pages: 273
The object of this book is to describe some of the larger and more monstrous forms of the past -- the lost creations of the old world; to clothe their dry bones with flesh, and suggest for them backgrounds such as are indicated by the discoveries of geology: in other words, to endeavour, by means of pen and pencil, to bring them back to life.
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