A familiar history of the British fishes. by Francis T. Buckland

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in London .

Written in English

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  • Fishes -- Great Britain

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RBSC copy: With microfilm duplicate (mfm. dup. 0668)

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StatementPublished under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
ContributionsSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 317, [4] p. ([4] p. at end advertisements)
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20337046M

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