The Chain of Life in Geological Time A Sketch of the Origin and Succession of Animals and Plants
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The Chain of Life in Geological Time A Sketch of the Origin and Succession of Animals and Plants

By Sir John William Dawson
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  • THE CHAIN OF LIFE
    • GEOLOGICAL TIME
      • A SKETCH OF THE ORIGIN AND SUCCESSION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS
      • SIR J. WILLIAM DAWSON
        • THIRD AND REVISED EDITION
        • THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,
      • THIRD AND REVISED EDITION
      • THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,
      • PREFACE.
      • CONTENTS.
      • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
        • Tabular View of Geological Periods and of Life-Epochs.
      • Tabular View of Geological Periods and of Life-Epochs.
    • A SKETCH OF THE ORIGIN AND SUCCESSION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS
    • SIR J. WILLIAM DAWSON
      • THIRD AND REVISED EDITION
      • THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,
    • THIRD AND REVISED EDITION
    • THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY,
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • Tabular View of Geological Periods and of Life-Epochs.
    • Tabular View of Geological Periods and of Life-Epochs.
  • THE CHAIN OF LIFE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • preliminary considerations as to the extent and sources of our knowledge.
        • CHAPTER II.
        • the beginning of life on the earth.
        • CHAPTER III.
        • the age of invertebrates of the sea.
        • CHAPTER IV.
        • the origin of plant life on the land.
        • CHAPTER V.
        • the appearance of vertebrate animals.
        • CHAPTER VI.
        • the first air-breathers.
        • CHAPTER VII.
        • the empire of the great reptiles.
        • CHAPTER VIII.
        • the first forests of modern type.
        • Series I., Cryptogams:—
        • Series II., Phænogams:—
        • CHAPTER IX.
        • the reign of mammals.
        • CHAPTER X.
        • the advent of man.
        • Table of Pleistocene Deposits in Scandinavia, England, and America. (Order descending.)
        • CHAPTER XI.
        • review of the history of life.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • the beginning of life on the earth.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • the age of invertebrates of the sea.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • the origin of plant life on the land.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • the appearance of vertebrate animals.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • the first air-breathers.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • the empire of the great reptiles.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • the first forests of modern type.
      • Series I., Cryptogams:—
      • Series II., Phænogams:—
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • the reign of mammals.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • the advent of man.
      • Table of Pleistocene Deposits in Scandinavia, England, and America. (Order descending.)
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • review of the history of life.
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • INDEX.
        • RICHARD CLAY AND SONS, LONDON AND BUNGAY.
      • RICHARD CLAY AND SONS, LONDON AND BUNGAY.
    • preliminary considerations as to the extent and sources of our knowledge.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • the beginning of life on the earth.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • the age of invertebrates of the sea.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • the origin of plant life on the land.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • the appearance of vertebrate animals.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • the first air-breathers.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • the empire of the great reptiles.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • the first forests of modern type.
      • Series I., Cryptogams:—
      • Series II., Phænogams:—
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • the reign of mammals.
      • CHAPTER X.
      • the advent of man.
      • Table of Pleistocene Deposits in Scandinavia, England, and America. (Order descending.)
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • review of the history of life.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • the beginning of life on the earth.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • the age of invertebrates of the sea.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • the origin of plant life on the land.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • the appearance of vertebrate animals.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • the first air-breathers.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • the empire of the great reptiles.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • the first forests of modern type.
    • Series I., Cryptogams:—
    • Series II., Phænogams:—
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • the reign of mammals.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • the advent of man.
    • Table of Pleistocene Deposits in Scandinavia, England, and America. (Order descending.)
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • review of the history of life.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • INDEX.
      • RICHARD CLAY AND SONS, LONDON AND BUNGAY.
    • RICHARD CLAY AND SONS, LONDON AND BUNGAY.
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