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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. BĂ©valet, from specimens in the museums of Paris.

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Main Author: Figuier, Louis, 1819-1894.
Related Names: W. S. O. , tr., O., W. S. , tr.
Language(s): English ; French
Published: New York, D. Appleton & co., 1868.
Subjects: Marine animals.
Ocean.
Note: 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.
Physical Description: xii, [3]-605, [1] p. illus., xxxii pl. (incl. front) 23cm.
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