Animal Locomotion; or, walking, swimming, and flying: With a dissertation on aëronautics
Good Press, 2019 M12 12 - 4590 páginas
"Animal Locomotion; or, walking, swimming, and flying" by James Bell Pettigrew. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
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Animal Locomotion - Walking, Swimming, and Flying with a Dissertation on ...
J. Bell Pettigrew
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