Choice hardy trees, shrubs, bulbs and plants for fall planting
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Choice hardy trees, shrubs, bulbs and plants for fall planting by Frederick W. Kelsey

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Published by Fred"k W. Kelsey in New York .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Other titlesNo. 35
StatementFred"k W. Kelsey
ContributionsFrederick W. Kelsey (Firm), Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25613655M

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