human side of trees

wonders of the tree world, by Royal Dixon and Franklyn Everett Fitch by Dixon, Royal

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes company in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementwith four illustrations in colors and thirty-two in black-and-white.
ContributionsFitch, Franklyn Everett, joint author.
LC ClassificationsQK477 .D6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi p., 1 l., 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6596722M
LC Control Number17010453

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Human side of trees. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Dixon, Royal, Human side of trees. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Royal Dixon; Franklyn Everett Fitch.

Featuring the wonderful illustrations of Tim Jonke, this best-selling children's book tells the Easter story from a new and unusual point of view.

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