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Natural history collecting

Reg Harris

Natural history collecting

by Reg Harris

  • 103 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological specimens -- Collection and preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p156.

    Statementby Reg Harris ; illustrated by Peter Thornley.
    SeriesHamlyn all-colour paperbacks
    ContributionsThornley, Peter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15085997M
    ISBN 100600000761
    OCLC/WorldCa9487219

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