Travels into North America containing its natural history, and a circumstantial account of its plantations and agriculture in general, with the civil, ecclesiastical and commercial state of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and several curious and important remarks on various subjects by Kalm, Pehr

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Places:

  • United States,
  • Canada,
  • United States.,
  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- United States.,
  • Natural history -- Canada.,
  • Scientific expeditions.,
  • United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

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Statementby Peter Kalm ; translated into English by John Reinhold Forster.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsForster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798., Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE162 .K16
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6916856M
LC Control Number02013568
OCLC/WorldCa13610303

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