The nature of plants by Lorus Johnson Milne

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Botany.

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Statement[by] Lorus and Margery Milne. Illustrated by Norman Adams.
ContributionsMilne, Margery Joan Greene, 1914- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK45.2 .M53
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4769250M
LC Control Number78151473

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