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Published by Nelson in [Johannesburg] .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Butterflies -- South Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliograpy: p. 222-226.

Statement[by] Elliot Pinhey.
LC ClassificationsQL557 .P5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6021978M
LC Control Number66086972

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