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The dodo and the solitaire : a natural history

Author: Jolyon C Parish
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2013.
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive book to date about these two famously extinct birds.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jolyon C Parish
ISBN: 9780253000996 0253000998 9780253001030 025300103X
OCLC Number: 740630833
Description: xxii, 406 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Written accounts of the Dodo --
Written accounts of the Rodrigues Solitaire --
Contemporary illustrations --
Secondary contemporary sources and miscellanea --
Anatomical evidences --
The natural history of the Dodo and the Solitaire.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Responsibility: Jolyon C. Parish.

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