history of British butterflies by F. O. Morris

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Published by Groombridge and Sons in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Butterflies -- Great Britain.,
  • Entomology -- Great Britain.

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Other titlesMorris" British butterflies.
Statementby the Rev. F. O. Morris ... ; with seventy-one coloured plates.
ContributionsFawcett, Benjamin, 1808-1893. (printer)
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], vi, 168, 29 p., 71, [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20836145M

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