Plant relations a first book of botany by John Merle Coulter

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Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby John M. Coulter.
SeriesTwentieth century text-books
ContributionsCarl A. Schenck Collection (North Carolina State University).
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1 (viii, [2], 266, [iii]-vii, [3], 348 p.) :
Number of Pages348
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Open LibraryOL23719462M
OCLC/WorldCa12887386

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