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On the characteristics of animals


On the characteristics of animals

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Published by Heinemann, Harvard University Press in London, Cambridge Mass .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementAelian ; with an English translation by A.F. Scholfield. 2, Books VI-XI.
SeriesLoeb classical library -- no.448
ContributionsScholfield, A. F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21087133M

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