natural history of Ireland by Thompson, William

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Published by Reeve, Benham and Reeve in London .

Written in English

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  • Zoology -- Ireland

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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StatementBy Wm. Thompson. Vol.III., Birds, comprising the order natatores.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 491p. ;
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18247328M

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