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Naturalists in paradise

Hemming, John

Naturalists in paradise

Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

by Hemming, John

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Description and travel,
  • Scientific expeditions,
  • Travel,
  • Indians of South America,
  • Natural history,
  • Naturalists,
  • Biography,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-362) and index.

    StatementJohn Hemming
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2546 .H446 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 pages
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197796M
    ISBN 100500252106
    ISBN 109780500252109
    LC Control Number2014944634
    OCLC/WorldCa881207926


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