Strawberry culture with history and description of leading varieties, and price of plants
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Strawberry culture with history and description of leading varieties, and price of plants by Matthew Crawford

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Published by M. Crawford"s Co. in Cuyahoga Falls, OH .
Written in English


  • Strawberries,
  • Catalogs,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

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Edition Notes

Description based on : 1907; title from cover.

Statementfrown and for sale by M. Crawford
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25609868M

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