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Mark Catesby

George Frederick Frick

Mark Catesby

the colonial Audubon

by George Frederick Frick

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Published by Univ of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Frederick Frick and Raymond Phineas Stearns.
ContributionsStearns, Raymond Phineas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13749856M

Mark Catesby (n martie – d. 23 decembrie ) a fost un naturalist și , Catesby a publicat Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands / Istoria naturală a Carolinei, a Floridei și a Insulelor Bahamas, primul raport publicat despre flora și fauna Americii de a includea de plante de păsări, reptile și amfibieni, pești.


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