In the days of Audubon

a tale of the "protector of birds," by Hezekiah Butterworth

Publisher: D. Appleton and company in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851,
  • Birds,
  • Audubon societies
  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an appendix on the formation of Audubon societies, by Hezekiah Butterworth ... illustrated by B. West Clinedinst and others.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B982 Intd
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6909248M
    LC Control Number01023645
    OCLC/WorldCa546328

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