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Commercial fig culture in the Northwest 1925 & 1926 by R.B. Amend (Firm)

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Statementby R.B. Amend
ContributionsAmend, R. B., Willamette Fig Gardens, Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination6 unnumbered pages (folded) :
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Open LibraryOL26327134M

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