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Trees of New England A Natural History by Charles Fergus

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Published by Falcon .
Written in English


  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Trees,
  • Nature / Trees,
  • Identification,
  • New England

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAmelia Hansen (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8035133M
ISBN 100762737956
ISBN 109780762737956

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