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Book of shells

Book of shells

containing the classes mollusca, conchifera, cirrhipeda, annulata, and crustacea

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Published by John W. Parker, West Strand in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpublished under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
ContributionsParker, John William, 1792-1870, publisher., Committee of General Literature and Education., Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
The Physical Object
Pagination150, [2]p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17310574M


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