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The birds of John Burroughs

John Burroughs

The birds of John Burroughs

a great naturalist"s meditations and essays on bird watching

by John Burroughs

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Burroughs, John, 1837-1921.,
    • Birds -- United States.,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-240).

      Statementedited and with an introduction by Jack Kligerman ; drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.
      ContributionsKligerman, Jack, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL682 .B87 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2407546M
      ISBN 100879513012
      LC Control Number87042888

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