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ISBN: 9780060931803
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 2002

William Smith. The name probably doesn't ring a bell, but Smith is the father of modern geology. Follow Smith from cradle to the grave and all across 19th Century England as he gathers data for his map of the stratification of the earth. Engrossing!