amateur naturalist"s handbook by Brown, Vinson.

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .

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Statementby Vinson Brown ; with drawings by Don Greame Kelley.
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Pagination439p. :
Number of Pages439
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Open LibraryOL20707833M

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