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The unnatural history of the sea

Callum Roberts

The unnatural history of the sea

by Callum Roberts

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Published by Island Press/Shearwater Books in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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StatementCallum Roberts.
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LC ClassificationsCB
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 435 p. :
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22759450M
ISBN 109781597261029

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