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The illustrated history of the natural world : a presentation of the animal kingdom with 200 full-color prints

Author: Oliver Goldsmith; Gerald Durrell; Charles d' Orbigny
Publisher: New York : Arch Cape Press : Distributed by Outlook Book Co., 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the habits and behavior of a wide array of animals.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Goldsmith; Gerald Durrell; Charles d' Orbigny
ISBN: 0517027321 9780517027325
OCLC Number: 23665940
Notes: "Originally published 1774 as [chapters of] A history of the earth and animated nature, by Oliver Goldsmith; illlustrations [i.e. majority of the colour plates] originally published 1849 in Dictionnaire universelle d'histoire naturelle by M. Charles D'Orbigny"--Title page verso.
"The black and white illustrations are taken from [various sources]"--Publisher's note.
Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Contents: Mammals --
Birds --
Fish --
Reptiles --
Insects.
Other Titles: History of the natural world
Responsibility: Oliver Goldsmith ; foreword by Gerald Durrell.

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