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How to know the American marine shells

R. Tucker Abbott

How to know the American marine shells

by R. Tucker Abbott

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Published by Signet Books in New York .
Written in English


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In the 19 th century naturalists and enlightened amateurs in the U.S. cultivated an understanding of the natural world of this new country by documenting new and known varieties of plant and animal species.

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