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The cabaret of plants forty thousand years of plant life and the human imagination by Richard Mabey

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany,
  • History

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Mabey
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK15 .M32 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination374 pages
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27197741M
ISBN 100393239977
ISBN 109780393239973
LC Control Number2015033568
OCLC/WorldCa909974372

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