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Essays on natural history

by Charles Waterton

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Waterton, with a continuation of the autobiography and a portrait of the author
    ContributionsHicks, Charles, printer, Adlard, Henry, engraver, Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978, former owner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH81 .W35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi [i.e. iv], [2], xlvii, 290 p., [1] leaf of plates.
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25653896M
    LC Control Number06017162
    OCLC/WorldCa6601214

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