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dictionary of birds

Alfred Newton

dictionary of birds

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Published by Adam and Charles Black in London .
Written in English

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  • Birds -- Dictionaries

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    Statementby Alfred Newton ; assisted by Hans Gadow, with contributions from Richard Lydekker Charles S. Roy ... and Robert W. Shufeldt.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsLydekker, Richard, 1849-1915., Gadow, Hans, b. 1855., Shufeldt, Robert W. 1850-1934., Roy, Charles S.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 1088 p. :
    Number of Pages1088
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18768441M

    A New Illustrated Dictionary of the French. and English Languages My specialties include 19th and 20th Century Classic Fiction and Literature; Fine Bindings; Illustrated Classics; Books about Birds, Wildlife and Natural History; Biography and Autobiography; History; as well as a wide variety of books Seller Rating: % positive.


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