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Birds and man by Frank M. Chapman

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Published in New York city .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Birds.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Frank M. Chapman; a guide to the exhibit illustrating the relations between birds and man.
SeriesGuide leaflet series, no. 115. The American museum of natural history
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL699 .C5
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. incl. front., illus.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6452286M
LC Control Number43009032
OCLC/WorldCa3184986

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