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The seashell on the mountaintop
Alan Cutler

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The seashell on the mountaintop
how Nicolaus Steno solved an ancient mystery and created a science of the earth
Alan Cutler.

Published 2004 by Plume in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pilgrims
Seashells
Chaos
Anatomist
Testimony of things
Tongues of stone
Secret knots
Testing the waters
Conversion
Layer by layer
De Solido
Six faces of Tuscany
Shell game
Heaven and Earth
Vain speculation
Bishop
World-makers
New history of the earth
The Saint.

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 2003.

Previous ed. has subtitle: A story of science, sainthood, and the humble genius who discovered a new history of the earth.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Genre
Biography.

The Physical Object

Pagination
228 p. :
Number of pages
228

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23056113M
ISBN 10
0452285461
OCLC/WorldCat
55217913
Library Thing
5652
Goodreads
822688

History Created December 10, 2009 · 3 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

October 5, 2011 Edited by Markus Bonnevier Edited without comment.
December 4, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added subjects from MARC records.
December 10, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page