Peaches and other fruits in England by United States. Department of Agriculture

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington [D.C] .

Written in English

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  • Fruit,
  • Peach

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SeriesCircular / United States. Dept. of Agriculture, Section of Foreign Markets -- no. 1, Circular (United States. Department of Agriculture. Section of Foreign Markets) -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 pages ;
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Open LibraryOL25614309M
OCLC/WorldCa680285167

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