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Animals of Central Asia

Edward Osmond

Animals of Central Asia

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Asia, Central.,
    • Birds -- Asia, Central.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 145.

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Edward Osmond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL729.C4 O8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5603461M
      ISBN 100200714910
      LC Control Number68010431
      OCLC/WorldCa436056


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