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Travels into North America containing its natural history, and a circumstantial account of its plantations and agriculture in general, with the civil, ecclesiastical and commercial state of the country, the manners of the inhabitants ... by Kalm, Pehr

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Published by Printed for T. Lowndes ... in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Atlantic states,
  • Natural history -- Canada,
  • Atlantic States -- Description and travel.,
  • Canada -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Peter Kalm ... ; translated into English by John Reinhold Forster ; enriched with a map, several cuts for the illustration of natural history, and some additional notes.
ContributionsForster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798., Beale, T. (bookplate)
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19579791M

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