On the culture and uses of potatoes
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On the culture and uses of potatoes accompanied by engravings, and practical directions, explanatory of the best modes of raising, preserving, and using that root ... by Sinclair, John Sir

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Fisher copy: Bound with 2 others.

Statementby the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, bart..
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Paginationxiv, 63, [1], 32 p., 6 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL21493505M

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