Collecting natural objects. by Joan Rendell

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Published by David and Charles in Newton Abbot .

Written in English

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  • Natural history -- Technique.

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Bibliography: p. 130.

Book details

LC ClassificationsQH61 .R46
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p., leaf.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5320463M
ISBN 10071535163X
LC Control Number72170926

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