American spiders. by Willis John Gertsch

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Published by Van Nostrand in New York .

Written in English

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  • North America.


  • Spiders -- North America.

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Bibliography: p. 271-272.

Book details

SeriesThe New illustrated naturalist
LC ClassificationsQL457.1 .G4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6051060M
LC Control Number49011600

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