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SKETCHES OF CREATION:

A POPULAR VIEW

OF

SOME OF THE GRAND CONCLUSIONS OF THE SCIENCES

IN REFERENCE TO

THE HISTORY OF MATTER AND OF LIFE.

TOGETHER WITH

A STATEMENT OF THE INTIMATIONS OF SCIENCE RESPECTING THI

PRIMORDIAL CONDITION AND THE ULTIMATE DESTINY,

OF THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.

By ALEXANDER WINCHELL, LL.D.,

PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, AND BOTANY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

AND DIREOTOR OF THE STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

with #llustrations.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARE,

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1870, by

HARPER & BROTHERS,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern

District of New York.

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