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Aldabra alone

by Tony Beamish

  • 355 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Aldabra Islands, Seychelles.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Aldabra Islands, Seychelles.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Aldabra Islands, Seychelles.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 221-222.

      Statementforeword by Sir Julian Huxley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH196 .A4B4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p., 24 plates.
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5733459M
      ISBN 100045910138
      LC Control Number70551064
      OCLC/WorldCa133981

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