snow leopard by Peter Matthiessen

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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Himalaya Mountains,
  • Himalaya Mountains.,
  • United States


  • Natural history -- Himalaya Mountains.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Biologists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Peter Matthiessen.
LC ClassificationsQH193.H5 M37 1978b
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4760393M
LC Control Number78107150

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