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Collected translations on ornithology

Collected translations on ornithology

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Published by British Library Lending Division in [Boston Spa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[translated from the Russian].
    ContributionsBritish Library. Lending Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL672 .C64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4925434M
    ISBN 100853501297
    LC Control Number76351790
    OCLC/WorldCa2089801

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Collected translations on ornithology book

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Indira Gandhi, herself a keen birdwatcher, was influenced by Ali's bird books a copy of the Book of Indian Birds was gifted to her in by her father Nehru who was in Dehra Dun jail [54] while she herself was imprisoned in Naini Jail [55] and by the Gandhian birdwatcher Horace Alexander.

Around the age of 13 he suffered from chronic headachesmaking him drop out of class frequently. Both intentions have been satisfied. Each volume with a coppertone photogravure frontispiece and volume one with an additional illustration after the preface. He was also very interested in fine bindings.

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Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works. London: Chapman and Hall, Item # The Many Writings of A Many-Sided Genius CARLYLE, Thomas. Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works. [With] Translations From the German by Thomas Carlyle.