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Douglas of the fir

Athelstan George Harvey

Douglas of the fir

a biography of David Douglas, botanist.

by Athelstan George Harvey

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harvard Univ. Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas, David, -- 1799-1834.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [261]-275.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK31.D6 H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 290 p.
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17761298M


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