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Shrubs in the garden and their legends

Quinn, Vernon

Shrubs in the garden and their legends

by Quinn, Vernon

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes company in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shrubs,
  • Plant introduction

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrated lining papers.

    Statement[by] Vernon Quinn; illus. by Marie A. Lawson.
    ContributionsLawson, Marie A., Mrs., illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB435 .Q5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 2 l., 3-308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6409765M
    LC Control Number40031808
    OCLC/WorldCa1469524

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