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The Oxford dictionary of natural history

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [xi]-xiv.

    Statementedited by Michael Allaby ; foreword by David Attenborough.
    ContributionsAllaby, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH13 .O9 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 688 p. ;
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2533060M
    ISBN 100192177206
    LC Control Number85013758

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