Mollusks by Joy Richardson

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Published by F. Watts in New York .

Written in English

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About the Edition

Examines different types of mollusks, including snails, slugs, limpets, and squids.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementJoy Richardson.
SeriesPicture science
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL405.2 .R53 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1409866M
ISBN 100531142639
LC Control Number93018542

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