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Legends and stories of famous trees.

Jessie Eubank Harris

Legends and stories of famous trees.

by Jessie Eubank Harris

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Published by Dorrance in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD383 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p.
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5858984M
    LC Control Number62021712
    OCLC/WorldCa1145409

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