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2 edition of old riddle found in the catalog.

old riddle

Gerard, John

old riddle

and the newest answer

by Gerard, John

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York and, Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution.,
  • Religion and science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Gerard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH369 .G35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6955279M
    LC Control Number05014644
    OCLC/WorldCa7138784

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