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Potatoes grown especially for seed by Chas. Ford Co

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  • Potatoes,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Catalogs

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StatementChas. Ford Co
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
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Pagination4 unnumbered pages :
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Open LibraryOL26360175M

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