British amphibians, reptiles and pond dwellers. by Maxwell Knight

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Published by I. Henry in Hornchurch .

Written in English

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Originally publishedas "Instructions to young naturalists", London, Museum Press, 1956.

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Open LibraryOL17270134M
ISBN 100860258203

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