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Published by J. M. Dent in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trees -- Great Britain,
  • Trees -- Great Britain -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementOliver Rackham.
SeriesArchaeology in the field series
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13582053M
ISBN 100460041835
OCLC/WorldCa2595293

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