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The birds of America

John James Audubon

The birds of America

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Published by MacMillan Publishing Co in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJohn James Audubon.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 435, xxvip. :
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19568714M

Birds of America Audubon Prints for Sale. Original Havell engravings, Bien Color Lithograph, Octavos, and Oppenheimer Editions Prints.


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