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A Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides(R))

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAmy Bartlett Wright (Illustrator), Roger Tory Peterson (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468026M
ISBN 100395791529
ISBN 109780395791523


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