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Walker's mammals of the world

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Walker's mammals of the world
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Walker's mammals of the world
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Mammals of the world
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eng
Summary
Gives an historical account of the world's mammals since 3,000 B.C., and then provides detailed information about every mammal on earth, divided by genus
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Nowak, Ronald M
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QL703
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.N68 1999
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non fiction
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1891-1969
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Walker, Ernest P.
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  • Mammals
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Walker's mammals of the world
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1747-1919) and index
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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Contents
  • Ornithorhynchidae : Duck-billed Platypus
  • Didelphimorphia : American opossums
  • Marmodidae : pouchless murine, or Mouse, Opossums
  • Caluromyidae : Woolly Opossums
  • Glironiidae : Bushy-tailed Opossum
  • Didelphidae : Pouched Opossums
  • Paucituberculata : Caenolestidae : "Shrew" Opossums
  • Microbiotheria : Microbiotheriidae : Monito del Monte
  • Dasyuromorphia : Australasian Carnivorous Marsupials
  • Dasyuridae : Marsupial "Mice" and "Cats," and Tasmanian Devil
  • v. 1
  • Myrmecobiidae : Numbat, or Banded Anteater
  • Thylacinidae : Thylacine, or Tasmanian Wolf or Tiger
  • Perameloemorphia : Bandicoots
  • Peramelidae : Dry-country Bandicoots
  • Peroryctidae : Rainforest Bandicoots
  • Notoryctemorphia : Notoryctidae : Marsupial "Mole" --
  • Foreword
  • Don E. Wilson
  • Preface
  • World distribution of mammals
  • Class mammalia : Mammals
  • Monotremata : Monotremes
  • Tachyglossidae : Echidnas, or Spiny Anteaters
  • Petauridae : Gliding and Striped Possums
  • Tarsipedidae : Honey Possum
  • Acrobatidae : Feather-tailed Possums
  • Xenarthra : Xenarthrans
  • Megalonychidae : West Indian Sloths and Two-toed Tree Sloths
  • Bradypodidae : Three-toded Tree Sloths
  • Myrmecophagidae : Anteaters
  • Dasypodidae : Armadillos
  • Insectivora : Insectivores
  • Erinaceidae : Gymnures and Hedgehogs
  • Diprotodonita : Koala, Wombats, Possums, Wallabies, and Kangaroos
  • Chrysochloridae : Golden Moles
  • Tenrecidae : Tenrecs, or Madagascar "Hedgehogs"
  • Solenodontidae : Solenodons
  • Nesophontidae : Extinct West Indian Shrews
  • Soricidae : Shrews
  • Talpidae : Moles, Shrew Moles, and Desmans
  • Scandential : Tupaiidae : Tree Shrews
  • Dermoptera : Cynocephalidae : Colugos, or Flying Lemurs --
  • Phascolarctidae : Koala
  • Vombatidae : Wombats
  • Phalangeridae : Possums and Cuscuses
  • Potoroidae : "Rat"-Kangaroos
  • Macropodidae : Wallabies and Kangaroos
  • Burramyidae : Pygmy Possums
  • Pseudocheiridae : Ring-tailed and Greater Gliding Possums
  • Hipposideridae : Old World Leaf-nosed Bats
  • Mormoophidae : Moustached Bats, Naked-backed Bats, or Ghost-faced Bats
  • Noctilionidae : Bulldog Bats, or Fisherman Bats
  • Phyllostomidae : American Leaf-nosed Bats
  • Mystacinidae : New Zealand Short-tailed Bats
  • Natalidae : Funnel-eared Bats
  • Furipteridae : Smoky Bats, or Thumbless Bats
  • Thyropteridae : Disk-winged Bats, or new World Sucker-footed Bats
  • Myzopodidae : Old World Sucker-footed Bat
  • Vespertilionidae : Vespertilionid Bats
  • Chiroptera : Bats
  • Molossidae : Free-tailed Bats and Mastiff Bats
  • Primates : Primates
  • Lorisidae : Lorises, Pottos, and Galagos
  • Cheirogaleidae : Dwarf Lemurs and Mouse Lemurs
  • Lemuridae : Lemurs
  • Magaladapidae : Sportive Lemurs, or Weasel Lemurs, and Koala Lemurs
  • Indriidae : Avahi, Sifakas, and Indri
  • Palaeopropithecidae : Sloth Lemurs
  • Archaeolemuridae : Baboon Lemurs
  • Daubentoniidae : Aye-ayes
  • Pteropodidae : Old World Fruit Bats
  • Tarsiidae : Tarsiers
  • Cebidae : New World Monkeys
  • Callitrichidae : Marmosets, Tamarins, and Goeldi's Monkey
  • Cercopithecidae : Old World Monkeys
  • Hylobatidae : Gibbons, or Lesser Apes
  • Pongidae : Great Apes
  • Hominidae : People, or Human Beings --
  • Rhinopomatidae : Mouse-tailed Bats, or Long-tailed Bats
  • Emballonuridae : Sac-winged Bats, Sheath-tailed Bats, and Ghost Bats
  • Craseonycteridae : Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat
  • Nycteridae : Slit-faced Bats, or Hollow-faced Bats
  • Megadermatidae : False Vampire Bats and Yellow-winged Bats
  • Rhinolophidae : Horseshoe Bats
  • Felidae : Cats
  • Index
  • Carnivora : Dogs, Bears, Raccoons, Weasels, Civets, Mongooses, Hyenas, and Cats
  • Canidae : Dogs, Wolves, Coyotes, Jackals, and Foxes
  • Ursidae : Bears
  • Procyonidae : Raccoons and relatives
  • Mustelidae : Weasels, Badgers, Skunks, and Otters
  • Viverridae : Civets, Genets, and Linsangs
  • Herpestidae : Mongooses and Fossa
  • Hyaenidae : Aardwolf and Hyenas
  • Pontoporiidae : Franciscana, or La Plata Dolphin
  • Iniidae : Boto, or Amazon Dolphin
  • Monodontidae : Beluga and Narwhal
  • Phocoenidae : Porpoises
  • Delphinidae : Dolphins
  • Ziphiidae : Beaked Whales
  • Physeteridae : Sperm Whales
  • Eschrichtiidae : Gray Whale
  • Neobalaenidae : Pygmy Right Whale
  • Balaenidae : Right Whales
  • v. 2
  • Balaenopteridae : Rorguals
  • Sirenia : Dugong, Sea Cow, and Manatees
  • Dugongidae : Dugong and Sea Cow
  • Trichechidae : Manatees
  • Proboscidea : Elephantidae : Elephants
  • Perissodactyla : Odd-toed Ungulates (Hoofed Mammals)
  • Equidae : Horses, Zebras, and Asses
  • Tapiridae : Tapirs
  • Rhinocerotidae : Rhinoceroses
  • Hyracoidea : Procaviidae : Hyraxes, or Dassies
  • Pinnipedia : Seals, Sea Lions, and Walrus
  • Tubulidentata : Orycteropodidae : Aardvark, or Ant Bear
  • Bibymalagasia : Plesiorycteropodidae : Bibymalagasy --
  • Otariidae : Eared Seals, Fur Seals, and Sea Lions
  • Odobenidae : Walrus
  • Phocidae : True, Earless, or Hair Seals
  • Cetacea : Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Platanistidae : Ganges and Indus Dolphins, or Susus
  • Lipotidae : Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin
  • Cervidae : Deer
  • Antilocapridae : Pronghorn
  • Bovidae : Antelopes, Cattle, Bison, Buffalo, Goats, and Sheep -
  • Pholidaota : Manidae : Pangolins, or Scaly Anteaters
  • Rodentia : Rodents
  • Aplodontidae : Sewellel, or Mountain Beaver
  • Sciuridae : Squirrels, Chipmunks, Marmots, and Prairie Dogs
  • Castoridae : Beavers
  • Geomyidae : Pocket Gophers
  • Heteromyidae : Pocket Mice, Kangaroo Rats, and Kangaroo Mice
  • Artiodactyla : Even-toed Ungulates (Hoofed mammals)
  • Dipodidae : Birch Mice, Jumping Mice, and Jerboas
  • Muridae : Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Voles, Lemmings, and Gerbils
  • Anomaluridae : Scaly-tailed Squirrels
  • Pedetidae : Springhare, or Springhaas
  • Ctenodactylidae : Gunids
  • Myoxidae : Dormice
  • Bathyergidae : African Mole-rats, or Blesmols
  • Hystricidae : Old World Porcupines
  • Petromuridae : Dassie Rat
  • Thryonomyidae : Cane Rats
  • Suidae : Pigs, or Hogs
  • Erethizontidae : New World Porcupines
  • Chnchillidae : Viscachas and Chinchillas
  • Dinomyidae : Pacarana
  • Caviidae : Cavies and Patagonian "Hares"
  • Hydrochaeridae : Capybara
  • Dasyproctidae : Agoutis
  • Agoutidae : Pacas --
  • Tayassuidae : Peccaries
  • Hippopotamidae : Hippopotamuses
  • Camelidae : Camels, Guanaco, Llama, Alpaca, and Vicuña
  • Tragulidae : Chevrotains, or Mouse Deer
  • Giraffidae : Okapi and Giraffe
  • Moschidae : Musk Deer
  • Ochotonidae : Pikas, Mouse Hares, or Conies
  • Leporidae : Hares and Rabbits
  • Macroscelidea : Macroscelididae : Elephant Shrews
  • Literature cited
  • Index
  • Ctenomyidae : Tuco-tucos
  • Octodontidae : Octodonts
  • Abrocomidae : Chinchilla Rats, or Chinchillones
  • Echimyidae : Spiny Rats
  • Capromyidae : Hutias
  • Heptaxodontidae : Giant Hutias
  • Myocastroridae : Nutria, or Coypu
  • Lagomorpha : Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares
  • v. 1. Class Mammalia: mammals -- Monotremata: monotremes -- Didelphimorphia: American opossums -- Paucituberculata: Caenolestidae: shrew opossums -- Microbiotheria: Microbiotheriidae: Monito del Monte -- Dasyuromorphia: Australasian carnivorous marsupials -- Peramelemorphia: bandicoots -- Notoryctemorphia: Notoryctidae: marsupial mole -- Diprotodontia: koala, wombats, possums, wallabies, and kangaroos -- Xenarthra: xenarthrans -- Insectivora: insectivores -- Scandentia: Tupaiidae: tree shrews -- Dermoptera: Cynocephalidae: colugos, or flying lemurs -- Chiroptera: bats -- Primates: primates -- Carnivora: dogs, bears, racoons, weasels, civets, mongooses, hyenas, and cats -- v. 2. Pinnipedia: seals, sea lions, and walrus -- Cetacea: whales, dolphins, and porpoises -- Sirenia: dugong, sea cow, and manatees -- Proboscidea: Elephantidae: elephants -- Perissodactyla: odd-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) -- Hyracoidea: Procaviidae: hyraxes, or dassies -- Tubulidentata: Orycteropodidae: aardvark, or ant bear -- Bibymalagasia: Plesiorycteropodidae: bibymalagasy -- Artiodactyla: even-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) -- Pholidota: Manidae: pangolins, or scaly anteaters -- Rodentia: rodents -- Lagomorpha: pikas, rabbits, and hares -- Macroscelidea: Macroscelididae: elephant shrews
Control code
39045218
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
  • 6th ed. /
  • Ronald M. Nowak.
Extent
2 volumes (li, 1,936, lxx pages)
Isbn
9780801857898
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98023686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Walker's mammals of the world
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1747-1919) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ornithorhynchidae : Duck-billed Platypus
  • Didelphimorphia : American opossums
  • Marmodidae : pouchless murine, or Mouse, Opossums
  • Caluromyidae : Woolly Opossums
  • Glironiidae : Bushy-tailed Opossum
  • Didelphidae : Pouched Opossums
  • Paucituberculata : Caenolestidae : "Shrew" Opossums
  • Microbiotheria : Microbiotheriidae : Monito del Monte
  • Dasyuromorphia : Australasian Carnivorous Marsupials
  • Dasyuridae : Marsupial "Mice" and "Cats," and Tasmanian Devil
  • v. 1
  • Myrmecobiidae : Numbat, or Banded Anteater
  • Thylacinidae : Thylacine, or Tasmanian Wolf or Tiger
  • Perameloemorphia : Bandicoots
  • Peramelidae : Dry-country Bandicoots
  • Peroryctidae : Rainforest Bandicoots
  • Notoryctemorphia : Notoryctidae : Marsupial "Mole" --
  • Foreword
  • Don E. Wilson
  • Preface
  • World distribution of mammals
  • Class mammalia : Mammals
  • Monotremata : Monotremes
  • Tachyglossidae : Echidnas, or Spiny Anteaters
  • Petauridae : Gliding and Striped Possums
  • Tarsipedidae : Honey Possum
  • Acrobatidae : Feather-tailed Possums
  • Xenarthra : Xenarthrans
  • Megalonychidae : West Indian Sloths and Two-toed Tree Sloths
  • Bradypodidae : Three-toded Tree Sloths
  • Myrmecophagidae : Anteaters
  • Dasypodidae : Armadillos
  • Insectivora : Insectivores
  • Erinaceidae : Gymnures and Hedgehogs
  • Diprotodonita : Koala, Wombats, Possums, Wallabies, and Kangaroos
  • Chrysochloridae : Golden Moles
  • Tenrecidae : Tenrecs, or Madagascar "Hedgehogs"
  • Solenodontidae : Solenodons
  • Nesophontidae : Extinct West Indian Shrews
  • Soricidae : Shrews
  • Talpidae : Moles, Shrew Moles, and Desmans
  • Scandential : Tupaiidae : Tree Shrews
  • Dermoptera : Cynocephalidae : Colugos, or Flying Lemurs --
  • Phascolarctidae : Koala
  • Vombatidae : Wombats
  • Phalangeridae : Possums and Cuscuses
  • Potoroidae : "Rat"-Kangaroos
  • Macropodidae : Wallabies and Kangaroos
  • Burramyidae : Pygmy Possums
  • Pseudocheiridae : Ring-tailed and Greater Gliding Possums
  • Hipposideridae : Old World Leaf-nosed Bats
  • Mormoophidae : Moustached Bats, Naked-backed Bats, or Ghost-faced Bats
  • Noctilionidae : Bulldog Bats, or Fisherman Bats
  • Phyllostomidae : American Leaf-nosed Bats
  • Mystacinidae : New Zealand Short-tailed Bats
  • Natalidae : Funnel-eared Bats
  • Furipteridae : Smoky Bats, or Thumbless Bats
  • Thyropteridae : Disk-winged Bats, or new World Sucker-footed Bats
  • Myzopodidae : Old World Sucker-footed Bat
  • Vespertilionidae : Vespertilionid Bats
  • Chiroptera : Bats
  • Molossidae : Free-tailed Bats and Mastiff Bats
  • Primates : Primates
  • Lorisidae : Lorises, Pottos, and Galagos
  • Cheirogaleidae : Dwarf Lemurs and Mouse Lemurs
  • Lemuridae : Lemurs
  • Magaladapidae : Sportive Lemurs, or Weasel Lemurs, and Koala Lemurs
  • Indriidae : Avahi, Sifakas, and Indri
  • Palaeopropithecidae : Sloth Lemurs
  • Archaeolemuridae : Baboon Lemurs
  • Daubentoniidae : Aye-ayes
  • Pteropodidae : Old World Fruit Bats
  • Tarsiidae : Tarsiers
  • Cebidae : New World Monkeys
  • Callitrichidae : Marmosets, Tamarins, and Goeldi's Monkey
  • Cercopithecidae : Old World Monkeys
  • Hylobatidae : Gibbons, or Lesser Apes
  • Pongidae : Great Apes
  • Hominidae : People, or Human Beings --
  • Rhinopomatidae : Mouse-tailed Bats, or Long-tailed Bats
  • Emballonuridae : Sac-winged Bats, Sheath-tailed Bats, and Ghost Bats
  • Craseonycteridae : Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat
  • Nycteridae : Slit-faced Bats, or Hollow-faced Bats
  • Megadermatidae : False Vampire Bats and Yellow-winged Bats
  • Rhinolophidae : Horseshoe Bats
  • Felidae : Cats
  • Index
  • Carnivora : Dogs, Bears, Raccoons, Weasels, Civets, Mongooses, Hyenas, and Cats
  • Canidae : Dogs, Wolves, Coyotes, Jackals, and Foxes
  • Ursidae : Bears
  • Procyonidae : Raccoons and relatives
  • Mustelidae : Weasels, Badgers, Skunks, and Otters
  • Viverridae : Civets, Genets, and Linsangs
  • Herpestidae : Mongooses and Fossa
  • Hyaenidae : Aardwolf and Hyenas
  • Pontoporiidae : Franciscana, or La Plata Dolphin
  • Iniidae : Boto, or Amazon Dolphin
  • Monodontidae : Beluga and Narwhal
  • Phocoenidae : Porpoises
  • Delphinidae : Dolphins
  • Ziphiidae : Beaked Whales
  • Physeteridae : Sperm Whales
  • Eschrichtiidae : Gray Whale
  • Neobalaenidae : Pygmy Right Whale
  • Balaenidae : Right Whales
  • v. 2
  • Balaenopteridae : Rorguals
  • Sirenia : Dugong, Sea Cow, and Manatees
  • Dugongidae : Dugong and Sea Cow
  • Trichechidae : Manatees
  • Proboscidea : Elephantidae : Elephants
  • Perissodactyla : Odd-toed Ungulates (Hoofed Mammals)
  • Equidae : Horses, Zebras, and Asses
  • Tapiridae : Tapirs
  • Rhinocerotidae : Rhinoceroses
  • Hyracoidea : Procaviidae : Hyraxes, or Dassies
  • Pinnipedia : Seals, Sea Lions, and Walrus
  • Tubulidentata : Orycteropodidae : Aardvark, or Ant Bear
  • Bibymalagasia : Plesiorycteropodidae : Bibymalagasy --
  • Otariidae : Eared Seals, Fur Seals, and Sea Lions
  • Odobenidae : Walrus
  • Phocidae : True, Earless, or Hair Seals
  • Cetacea : Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises
  • Platanistidae : Ganges and Indus Dolphins, or Susus
  • Lipotidae : Baiji, or Chinese River Dolphin
  • Cervidae : Deer
  • Antilocapridae : Pronghorn
  • Bovidae : Antelopes, Cattle, Bison, Buffalo, Goats, and Sheep -
  • Pholidaota : Manidae : Pangolins, or Scaly Anteaters
  • Rodentia : Rodents
  • Aplodontidae : Sewellel, or Mountain Beaver
  • Sciuridae : Squirrels, Chipmunks, Marmots, and Prairie Dogs
  • Castoridae : Beavers
  • Geomyidae : Pocket Gophers
  • Heteromyidae : Pocket Mice, Kangaroo Rats, and Kangaroo Mice
  • Artiodactyla : Even-toed Ungulates (Hoofed mammals)
  • Dipodidae : Birch Mice, Jumping Mice, and Jerboas
  • Muridae : Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Voles, Lemmings, and Gerbils
  • Anomaluridae : Scaly-tailed Squirrels
  • Pedetidae : Springhare, or Springhaas
  • Ctenodactylidae : Gunids
  • Myoxidae : Dormice
  • Bathyergidae : African Mole-rats, or Blesmols
  • Hystricidae : Old World Porcupines
  • Petromuridae : Dassie Rat
  • Thryonomyidae : Cane Rats
  • Suidae : Pigs, or Hogs
  • Erethizontidae : New World Porcupines
  • Chnchillidae : Viscachas and Chinchillas
  • Dinomyidae : Pacarana
  • Caviidae : Cavies and Patagonian "Hares"
  • Hydrochaeridae : Capybara
  • Dasyproctidae : Agoutis
  • Agoutidae : Pacas --
  • Tayassuidae : Peccaries
  • Hippopotamidae : Hippopotamuses
  • Camelidae : Camels, Guanaco, Llama, Alpaca, and Vicuña
  • Tragulidae : Chevrotains, or Mouse Deer
  • Giraffidae : Okapi and Giraffe
  • Moschidae : Musk Deer
  • Ochotonidae : Pikas, Mouse Hares, or Conies
  • Leporidae : Hares and Rabbits
  • Macroscelidea : Macroscelididae : Elephant Shrews
  • Literature cited
  • Index
  • Ctenomyidae : Tuco-tucos
  • Octodontidae : Octodonts
  • Abrocomidae : Chinchilla Rats, or Chinchillones
  • Echimyidae : Spiny Rats
  • Capromyidae : Hutias
  • Heptaxodontidae : Giant Hutias
  • Myocastroridae : Nutria, or Coypu
  • Lagomorpha : Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares
  • v. 1. Class Mammalia: mammals -- Monotremata: monotremes -- Didelphimorphia: American opossums -- Paucituberculata: Caenolestidae: shrew opossums -- Microbiotheria: Microbiotheriidae: Monito del Monte -- Dasyuromorphia: Australasian carnivorous marsupials -- Peramelemorphia: bandicoots -- Notoryctemorphia: Notoryctidae: marsupial mole -- Diprotodontia: koala, wombats, possums, wallabies, and kangaroos -- Xenarthra: xenarthrans -- Insectivora: insectivores -- Scandentia: Tupaiidae: tree shrews -- Dermoptera: Cynocephalidae: colugos, or flying lemurs -- Chiroptera: bats -- Primates: primates -- Carnivora: dogs, bears, racoons, weasels, civets, mongooses, hyenas, and cats -- v. 2. Pinnipedia: seals, sea lions, and walrus -- Cetacea: whales, dolphins, and porpoises -- Sirenia: dugong, sea cow, and manatees -- Proboscidea: Elephantidae: elephants -- Perissodactyla: odd-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) -- Hyracoidea: Procaviidae: hyraxes, or dassies -- Tubulidentata: Orycteropodidae: aardvark, or ant bear -- Bibymalagasia: Plesiorycteropodidae: bibymalagasy -- Artiodactyla: even-toed ungulates (hoofed mammals) -- Pholidota: Manidae: pangolins, or scaly anteaters -- Rodentia: rodents -- Lagomorpha: pikas, rabbits, and hares -- Macroscelidea: Macroscelididae: elephant shrews
Control code
39045218
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
  • 6th ed. /
  • Ronald M. Nowak.
Extent
2 volumes (li, 1,936, lxx pages)
Isbn
9780801857898
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98023686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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