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Observations respecting some rare British insects

William Lewin

Observations respecting some rare British insects

by William Lewin

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Published by Benjamin White and Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moths -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the late William Lewin ; read November 5, 1793.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL555.G7 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 1-4, [2] leaves of plates
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19449325M

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