|Statement||by Philip Lutley Sclater and Osbert Salvin|
|Contributions||Salvin, Osbert, 1835-1898, Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887, former owner|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||13 pts. in 1 v. :|
|Number of Pages||13|
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