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The cultivation of flax, and preparation of flax cotton by the Chevalier Claussen process

The cultivation of flax, and preparation of flax cotton by the Chevalier Claussen process

New York, 1852

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Published by Printed by J.A. Gray in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claussen, Pierre,
  • Flax

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 10164
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14997406M


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Publication date Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No. The cultivation of flax and the preparation of flax cotton by the Chevalier Clausson process. Also available in digital form. Contributor: Claussen, Pierre and preparation of flax cotton by the Chevalier Claussen process book [Cameron, Allan].

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