On the Rocky Mountain sheep of the Americans
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On the Rocky Mountain sheep of the Americans by Robert Jameson

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Bighorn sheep.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Professor Jameson.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL737.U5 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 138-143
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21866437M

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