Handbook of ornamental trees, shrubs, hardy perennials, etc by B.F. Barr & Co

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Published by B.F. Barr & Co. in Lancaster, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Catalogs,
  • Trees,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Shrubs,
  • Seeds,
  • Seedlings,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Flowers

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StatementB.F. Barr & Co. ; Keystone Nurseries
ContributionsKeystone Nurseries, Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25909143M

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