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Published by Richmond in Slough .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p63. - Includes index.

StatementB.N.K. Davis ; withplates by Brenda Jarman.
SeriesNaturalists" handbooks -- 1
ContributionsJarman, Brenda.
The Physical Object
Pagination68p.,(4)p. of plates :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20248889M
ISBN 100855462841, 0855462833

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