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The dodo and the solitaire : a natural history

Author: Jolyon C Parish
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2012] ©2013
Series: Life of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book includes known contemporary accounts and illustrations of the extinct birds, and discusses their ecology, classification, and evolution.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jolyon C Parish
ISBN: 9780253000996 0253000998 9780253001030 025300103X
OCLC Number: 1013388897
Description: xxii, 406 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : 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 --
Memories of green.
Series Title: Life of the past.
Responsibility: Jolyon C. Parish.

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This book includes known contemporary accounts and illustrations of the extinct birds, and discusses their ecology, classification, and evolution.

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