Prehistory by Giovanni Pinna

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Published by Burke in London .

Written in English

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  • Paleontology.

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StatementGiovanni Pinna ; illustrated with photographs by Giovanni Pinna and Luciano Spezio.
ContributionsSpezia, Luciano.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE711.2
The Physical Object
Pagination219p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21190349M
ISBN 100222008954

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