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Fossil birds.

W. E. Swinton

Fossil birds.

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Published by Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1958.

ContributionsBritish Museum (Natural History).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17375901M
ISBN 100565003976

  Then there’s Storrs Olson's now very dated (but generally very useful) book chapter (Olson ) and Jiří Mlíkovský’s catalogue of European fossil birds (Mlíkovský ).


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