Wild in London David Goode by David Goode

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Published by Joseph in London .

Written in English

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  • Nature conservation -- England -- London.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p183. - Includes index.

Book details

Statementwith photography by Chris Schwarz.
SeriesA Shell book
LC ClassificationsQH77.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination186p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22233038M
ISBN 100718125185, 0718127293

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