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Comfrey fodder, food & remedy by Lawrence Donegan Hills

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Published by Universe Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Comfrey.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLawrence D. Hills.
LC ClassificationsSB207.C6 H47
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5207222M
ISBN 100876632738, 0876639325
LC Control Number75033485

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