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|Statement||William B. Sanborn ; with photos. by the author.|
|LC Classifications||QE399.2 .S26|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||142 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||142|
|LC Control Number||76006813|
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