3 edition of A memoir on the birds of Greenland found in the catalog.
A memoir on the birds of Greenland
|Statement||by Edward Sabine ; read April 6,1819.|
|Series||Landmarks of science II|
|LC Classifications||Q111 .H35, QL695 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 527-559,  leaf of plates|
|Number of Pages||559|
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