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Birds of Tropical America by  Alexander F Skutch - 1st - 1983 - from Monroe Street Books and Biblio.com

Birds of Tropical America

by Skutch, Alexander F

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Austin TX: University of Texas Press , 1983. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good Very Good. Dana Gardner. Hardcover, green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and bright pictorial dust jacket. Small quarto. 305 pages. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black-and-white photographs and drawings by Dana Gardner. Clean copy. Record # 411426

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