Encyclopedia of insects & arachnids
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Encyclopedia of insects & arachnids by Maurice Burton

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in English


  • Insects -- Dictionaries.,
  • Arachnida -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Maurice and Robert Burton ; introduction by Michael Tweedie.
ContributionsBurton, Robert, 1941- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQL467 .B942
The Physical Object
Pagination5-252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4597997M
ISBN 100706404327
LC Control Number77360715

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