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Kingdom of the ice bear

Hugh Miles

Kingdom of the ice bear

a portrait of the Arctic

by Hugh Miles

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Published by Guild Publishing in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: BBC, 1985.

StatementHugh Miles and Mike Salisbury.
ContributionsSalisbury, Mike.
The Physical Object
Pagination223p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21064914M

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