How to make earthworms pay by Thomas George MacPherson

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Published by Abelard-Schuman in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Earthworm culture.

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Statementby Tom Parsons [pseud.] Illustrated by Frank Oates.
LC ClassificationsSF597.E3 M3
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Pagination126 p.
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6223978M
LC Control Number57009728

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