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Birdwatching at the Equator

Al Purdy

Birdwatching at the Equator

the Galapagos Islands poems

by Al Purdy

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Published by Paget Press in Sutton West, Ont, Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Galapagos Islands
    • Subjects:
    • Animals -- Poetry.,
    • Galapagos Islands -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAl Purdy ; illustrated by Eurithe Purdy.
      ContributionsPurdy, Eurithe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.P8 B5 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2794856M
      ISBN 100920348270
      LC Control Number83223559
      OCLC/WorldCa11536537

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