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Vegetable substances used for the food of man. by Edwin Lankester

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Published by Harper & brothers in New-York .
Written in English


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SeriesThe family library., no. 169, Harper"s family library,, no. 169.
LC ClassificationsSB175 .L36 1840
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [7]-271, [v]-vi p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL179418M
LC Control Numbera 31000415

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