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5 edition of Natural history collecting. found in the catalog.

Natural history collecting.

by Reg Harris

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological specimens -- Collection and preservation.,
  • Geological specimens -- Collection and preservation.,
  • Natural history.,
  • Biological specimens -- Collection and preservation.,
  • Geological specimens -- Collection and preservation.,
  • Natural history.

  • About the Edition

    This survey of natural history includes techniques for collecting plant, animal, and geological specimens.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementIllustrated by Peter Thornley.
    SeriesThe Grosset all-color guide series, 42
    ContributionsThornley, Peter, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH60 .H36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5705538M
    ISBN 10044800884X, 044804174X
    LC Control Number70154856

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