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The origin of Californian land-shells

by Cooper, J. G.

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Published by California Academy of Sciences in [San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mollusks -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.G. Cooper.
    ContributionsCalifornia Academy of Sciences.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22888728M

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