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Our plant friends and foes by William Atherton Du Puy

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Published by The John C. Winston Company in Philadelphia, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

At head of title: This living world.

Other titlesPlant friends and foes., This living world.
Statementby William Atherton DuPuy; introduction by William A. Taylor.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesRomance of science series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK49 .D8 1941
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 290 p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6416152M
LC Control Number41006775
OCLC/WorldCa8559444

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