Maize in the great herbals
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Maize in the great herbals by Finan, John J.

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Published by Chronica Botanica in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English


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Originally presented as a master"s thesis at Washington University.

Statementby John J. Finan ; with a foreword by Edgar Anderson.
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Open LibraryOL13926126M

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