Birds and people by Mark Cocker

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMark Cocker and David Tipling ; with specialist research by and the support of Jonathan Elphick and John Fanshawe
ContributionsTipling, David, ill, Elphick, Jonathan, Fanshawe, John
The Physical Object
Pagination592 pages
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27149173M
ISBN 100224081748
ISBN 109780224081740

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