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Title: The sea-beach at ebb-tide : a guide to the study of the seaweeds and the lower animal life found between tidemarks
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Arnold, Augusta Foote, 1844-1903
Subjects: Marine animals Marine plants Seashore animals
Publisher: New York : The Century Co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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