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Letters of John James Audubon

John James Audubon

Letters of John James Audubon

1826-1840

by John James Audubon

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Published by The Club of odd volumes, Kraus Reprint in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Howard Corning.
ContributionsCorning, Howard, b. 1867., Club of Odd Volumes.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13539136M
OCLC/WorldCa1262624


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