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9 edition of Shadowbirds found in the catalog.

Shadowbirds

a quest for rails

by Burt, William

  • 141 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Lyons & Burford in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Burt, William, 1948- -- Travel -- United States.,
    • Black rail -- United States.,
    • Yellow rail -- United States.,
    • United States -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index.

      StatementWilliam Burt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.G876 B87 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1078167M
      ISBN 101558212930
      LC Control Number94001424

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