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Richard Lightburn Sutton - bibliography

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Biography

American dermatologist, 1878-1952.

Bibliography

  • An Arctic safari, with camera and rifle in the land of the midnight sun... With more than one hundred illustrations, made from photographs taken by the author and by Richard L. Sutton, jr.,...
    St. Louis, The C.V. Mosby co., 1932.

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