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Elements of agriculture and vegetation

George Fordyce

Elements of agriculture and vegetation

to which is added an appendix for the use of practical farmers

by George Fordyce

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Published by for J. Johnson ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Black 785.

StatementBy George Fordyce, M.D. of the Royal College of Physicians ... .
The Physical Object
Pagination[4],100,3 leaves of illus.,10p. ;
Number of Pages1003
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18992693M

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