The Nature of New York City by Waterford Press

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Published by Waterford Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Plants - General,
  • United States - Mid Atlantic - New York City,
  • Wildlife,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature/Ecology

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Pocket Naturalist Series

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12188525M
ISBN 101889903167
ISBN 109781889903163

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