Seeing the rainforests in 19th-century Australia
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Published by Rainforest Pub. in Sydney .
Written in English



  • Australia.,
  • Australia


  • Rain forests -- Australia.,
  • Rain forest ecology -- Australia.,
  • Nature (Aesthetics),
  • Rain forests -- Australia -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index.

StatementRod Ritchie ; edited by Robin Appleton.
ContributionsAppleton, Robin.
LC ClassificationsQH541.5.R27 R58 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1934904M
ISBN 100947134042
LC Control Number90152292

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