Giant birds and monsters of the air.

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Published by Putnam in New York .

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A simple description of the characteristics and habits of prehistoric flying animals and some of the early ancestors of birds.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementIllustrated by Joseph Sibal.
SeriesA See and read beginning to read book
ContributionsSibal, Joseph, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.W728 Gi
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5616220M
LC Control Number68024555

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