Lizards of the British Isles by Peter Stafford

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Published by Shire in Princes Risborough .

Written in English

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  • Lizards -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature.

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SeriesShire natural history -- 46
LC ClassificationsQL666.L2
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Pagination(24)p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL22454348M
ISBN 100747800286

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