history of agriculture. by T. Bedford Franklin

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Published by G. Bell in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Agriculture -- History.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [234]

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LC ClassificationsS455 .F7
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6056160M
LC Control Number49026186
OCLC/WorldCa3595378

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