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5 edition of The Bird Collectors (Poyser Natural History) found in the catalog.

The Bird Collectors (Poyser Natural History)

by Barbara Mearns

  • 235 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds (ornithology),
  • Ornithology,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Biography,
  • Birds,
  • Collection and preservation,
  • History,
  • Ornithologists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9470653M
    ISBN 100124874401
    ISBN 109780124874404

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