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The British cyclopædia of natural history

combining a scientific classification of animals, plants, and minerals ...

by Charles Frederick Partington

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Published by Orr & Smith in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy authors eminent in their particular department. Arranged and ed. by Charles F. Partington.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH13 .P2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13997268M
    LC Control Number06004337
    OCLC/WorldCa6599402

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