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Simple lessons in the study of nature for the use of pupils by Isabella G. Oakley

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Published by W. B. Harison in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature study

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Edition Notes

Statementby Isabella G. Oakley ...
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24167880M
OCLC/WorldCa18321583

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