The ocean world: being a descriptive history of the sea and its living inhabitants. Chiefly translated from "La vie et les moeurs des animaux" by Louis Figuier. Illustrated by four hundred and twenty-seven engravings, chiefly designed under the direction of m. Ch. Bévalet, from specimens in the museums of Paris.
|Main Author:||Figuier, Louis, 1819-1894.|
|Other Authors:||W. S. O., , O., W. S.,|
|Language(s):||English ; French|
New York, D. Appleton & co., 1868.
In part compiled ... from the author's La terre et les mers ... but the larger portion of the work is a free translation of his ... La vie et les moeurs des animaux. Other chapters ... are compiled from various sources. cf. Pref.
"Preface" signed: W. S. O.
xii, -605,  p.
illus., xxxii pl. (incl. front)
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