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Trees for Long Island

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Published by Isaac Hicks & Son in Long Island, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Fruit trees,
  • Catalogs,
  • Trees,
  • Fruit,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Seedlings,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Ornamental shrubs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementIsaac Hicks & Son
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination104, 28 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25664820M

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