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Flax culture in Ireland

Flax Extension Association.

Flax culture in Ireland

Summary of replies to queries issued by the Flax Extension Association.

by Flax Extension Association.

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Published by Printed at the daily "Northern Whig" Office, Sold by C. Aitchison. in Belfast (Calender Street), Belfast 12, Castle Place) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes 9 pages of tables of replies to questions.

ContributionsNorthern Whig Office, Christopher Aitchison (Belfast: Firm),
The Physical Object
Pagination14p., (9p.) ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21825900M

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