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Bottle gardens and fern cases

Anne Ashberry

Bottle gardens and fern cases

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by N. Creina Glegg.
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22369855M


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