Gamebirds & waterfowl of southern Africa a collection of 68 water-colours by Claude Gibney Finch-Davies

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Other titlesGamebirds and waterfowl of southern Africa.
Statementby C.G. Finch-Davies ; with a foreword by Patrick Horsbrugh.
ContributionsKemp, A. C., Horsbrugh, Boyd Robert, 1871-1916.
LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 F56 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2430381M
ISBN 100620095237
LC Control Number87119245

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