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Daffodils and narcissi a complete guide to the narcissus family by M. J. Jefferson-Brown

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


  • Daffodils.,
  • Narcissus (Plants)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 216-217.

Statementby M. J. Jefferson-Brown.
LC ClassificationsSB413.D12 J39
The Physical Object
Pagination3-224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4054636M
ISBN 100571084796
LC Control Number79416039

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