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The nature of Chicago

by Isabel S. Abrams

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Guidebooks.,
    • Science museums -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Guidebooks.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-258) and index.

      Other titlesComprehensive guide to natural sites in and around the city
      StatementIsabel S. Abrams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH105.I3 A53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011249M
      ISBN 101556523122
      LC Control Number96051835
      OCLC/WorldCa36059998

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