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On the earlier notices relative to the natural history of the giraffe

by Frederic Holme

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Published by Printed by S. Collingwood, printer to the University, for the Ashmolean Society in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology, history,
  • Artiodactyla

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederic Holme
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26294786M

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