The Guinness book of mammals by John A. Burton

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Published by Guinness Superlatives in Enfield, Middlesex .

Written in English

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  • Mammals -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Other titlesMammals.
StatementJohn A. Burton ; line drawings by Jean Vaughan.
SeriesBritain"s natural heritage
LC ClassificationsQL727 .B78 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3525701M
ISBN 100851123058
LC Control Number82110688

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