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Audubon in Edinburgh

John Chalmers

Audubon in Edinburgh

the Scottish associates of John James Audubon

by John Chalmers

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Published by NMS in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851 -- Homes and haunts -- Edinburgh,
  • Audubon, John James, -- 1785-1851 -- Friends and associates,
  • Painters -- United States -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Chalmers
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17114809M
    ISBN 101901663795

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