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2 edition of Strange wonders of the sea. found in the catalog.

Strange wonders of the sea.

Jacques Forest

Strange wonders of the sea.

by Jacques Forest

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Published by Hanover House in Garden City, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine biology -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated, and adapted from Beautʹes du fond des mers, by H. Gwynne Vevers.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH91 .F613
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6227226M
    LC Control Number57014020
    OCLC/WorldCa1237545

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Forest, Jacques, Strange wonders of the sea.

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