Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon: With Narratives and Anecdotes Illustrative of the Habits and Instincts of the Mammalia, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, &c. : Including a Monograph of the Elephant and a Description of the Modes of Capturing and Training it with Engravings from Original Drawings
Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861 - 500 Seiten
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