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Peony aristocrats our 20th anniversary wholesale catalog, fall 1931 by Harmel Peony Company (Berlin, Md.)

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StatementHarmel Peony Co
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination16 pages :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26478122M

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