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Elephants ancient and modern

by Frederick Cameron Sillar

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
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  • Elephants -- Literary collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 246-247.

    Statement[by] F. C. Sillar and R. M. Meyler.
    SeriesA Studio book
    ContributionsMeyler, Ruth Mary, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL795.E4 S55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5679223M
    ISBN 100670291676
    LC Control Number69010348
    OCLC/WorldCa35934

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