The book of better shrubs and plants 1930 [catalog] by J. G. Bacher

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Subjects:

  • Evergreens,
  • Catalogs,
  • Rock plants,
  • Trees,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Shrubs,
  • Seedlings,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Perennials,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

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Statementby J.G. Bacher ; Swiss Floral Company
ContributionsSwiss Floral Company, Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination80 pages :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26451504M
OCLC/WorldCa929953083

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