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An introduction to nature: birds, wild flowers, trees.

John Kieran

An introduction to nature: birds, wild flowers, trees.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild flowers -- North America,
  • Birds -- North America,
  • Trees -- North America,
  • Natural history -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Don Eckelberry, Tebea Hofmann [and] Michael H. Bevans.
    GenrePictorial works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22781828M

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