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The ocean world:
being a description of the sea and some of its inhabitants.
From the French of Louis Figuier.

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Main Author: Figuier, Louis, 1819-1894.
Related Names: Kitchell, John Wickliff 1835-1914, former owner., Wright, Edward Perceval 1834-1910.
Language(s): English
Published: New York, D. Appleton and Co. [1872]
Edition: New ed., rev. by E. Perceval Wright. With 435 illustrations.
Subjects: Marine animals.
Ocean.
Note: Provenance: Bookplate on front paste-down: "The library of John Wickliff Kitchell Pana, Illinois, 1835-1914, bequeathed by Mrs. Mary F. Kitchell in 1931, Library of the University of Illinois"; W. Prescott M.D. Concord N.H. 1848" inscribed in pencil on first front fly-leaf recto.
Compiled [partially] ... from "La terre et les mers" by Figuier ... but the larger portion of the work is a free translation of that author's ... "La vie et les moeurs des animaux". Other chapters are compiled from various sources. cf. London ed. of 1869.
Physical Description: vi, p., 1 l., 656 p. incl. illus., xxx pl. front. 19 cm.
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