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illustrated natural history.

John George Wood

illustrated natural history.

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Published by Routledge, Warne and Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology

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    StatementBy the Rev. J.G. Wood ... With new designs by Wolf, Zwecker, Weir, Coleman, Wood, Neale, Harvey, etc., etc., engr. by the brothers Dalziel
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18125504M


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