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natural history of dogs

Charles Hamilton Smith

natural history of dogs

canidæ or genus Canis of authors

by Charles Hamilton Smith

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Published by W.H. Lizars in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pallas, Peter Simon, -- 1741-1811.,
  • Azara, Félix de, -- 1746-1821,
  • Canidae.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDogs :
    Statementby Chas. Hamilton Smith.
    SeriesNaturalist"s library -- v. 9-10
    ContributionsJardine, William, Sir, 1800-1874.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20590318M


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