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Audubon, by himself a profile of John James Audubon from writings by John James Audubon

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Published by Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [263]-264.

Statementselected, arranged, and edited, by Alice Ford.
ContributionsFord, Alice, 1906-, American Museum of Natural History.
LC ClassificationsQL31.A9 A25 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 276 p.
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5753762M
LC Control Number71081029

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