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The life of John James Audubon

the naturalist

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Published by G.P. Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851,
  • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851,
  • Naturalists -- Biography,
  • Naturalistes -- Biographies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by his widow [i.e. Lucy Audubon] ; with an introduction by Jas. Grant Wilson.
    GenreBiography., Biographies.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 01428, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 01428
    ContributionsAudubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 microfiches (236 fr.)
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14000423M
    ISBN 100665014287


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