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The horned dinosaurs

a natural history

by Dodson, Peter.

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ceratopsidae

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-323) and index.

    StatementPeter Dodson ; paintings by Wayne D. Barlowe ; additional illustrations and art editing by Robert Walters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE862.O65 D64 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 346 p. :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL963887M
    ISBN 100691028826
    LC Control Number96000105


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