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Our feathered families: game and water birds

being an anecdotal and descriptive account of the feathered game and wild fowl, with their allied species, found in Great Britain, to which is added a practical chapter on doves and pigeons

by H. G. Adams

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Published by J. Hogg and Sons in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationpp. 345.
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25670863M
OCLC/WorldCa2125532

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