Contributions to the British fauna by Johnston, George

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Published by W. Phillips in London .

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Statementby George Johnston ; continued from Vol. III, p. 491.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL363 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 52-57, 416-421, [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19270911M

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