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Gladiolus originations Garden guide and price list by Howard A. Hinman (Firm)

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Published .
Written in English


  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Gladiolus,
  • Catalogs,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture),
  • Roots

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StatementHoward A. Hinman
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 unnumbered pages)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27262661M

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