Birds of the night

  • 92 Pages
  • 4.72 MB
  • English
Oliver and Boyd , Edinburgh
Owls., Birds -- Behavior., Birds -- Pictorial w
Statement[by] E. Bösiger and P. Faucher.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesThe World of nature,, 6
ContributionsFaucher, Paul, 1898- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQL696.S8 B613
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5978986M
LC Control Number66006760

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