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  • Nursery stock,
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  • Nurseries (Horticulture),
  • Camellias

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Edition Notes

StatementRobt. O. Rubel, Jr., prop
ContributionsRubel, Robt. O., Jr, Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination20 unnumbered pages :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26780051M

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