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Little Masterpieces of Science: 
The Naturalist as 
Interpreter and Seer 


Charles Darwin Alfred R. Wallace 
Thomas H. Huxley Leland O. Howard 
George lles 


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Little Masterpieces of Science — 
The Naturalist as Interpreter and Seer 
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Another in the series of Little Masterpieces in Science, The Naturalist as 
Seeker and Seer includes essays and excerpts from the works of Charles 
Darwin, Alfred R. Wallace, Thomas H. Huxley, Leland O. Howard and George 
lles. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer. 


Contents 
Preface 
The Origin of Species in Summary 
How “The Origin of Species” Came to be Written 
The Descent of Man: The Argument in Brief 
Mimicry and Other Protective Resemblances Among Animals 
Evolution of the Horse 
Fighting Pests with Insect Allies 
The Strange Story of the Flowers: A Chapter in Modern Botany 
Electricity, What Its Mastery Means: With a Review and a Prospect 


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