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Continent of curiosities

Danielle Clode

Continent of curiosities

a journey through Australian natural history

by Danielle Clode

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museum Victoria -- History.,
  • Natural history -- Australia.,
  • Naturalists -- Australia.,
  • Natural history museums -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)

  • About the Edition

    Continent of curiosities follows the thread of individual natural history stories inspired by specimens and scientists from one of Australia"s oldest museums, Museum Victoria.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-201) and index.

    StatementDanielle Clode.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH197 .C588 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 212 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17933478M
    ISBN 100521866200
    ISBN 109780521866200
    LC Control Number2007360185

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