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The story of the devil-fish

Theodore Gill

The story of the devil-fish

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Octopuses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theodore Gill.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 52, art. 12, Publication -- 1816, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 1816.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 155-180 :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22941894M
    LC Control Number16012708

    Full text of "The octopus: or, the "devil-fish" of fiction and of fact" See other formats.


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