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An introduction to the natural history of birds being the article "Ornithology", from the seventh edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica ... by Wilson, James

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Published by A. and C. Black in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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Also contains his ... Natural history of fishes ... and his Natural history of quadrupeds and whales ...

Statementby James Wilson
The Physical Object
Pagination[545]-650 p.
Number of Pages650
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24596413M
OCLC/WorldCa11959860

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