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2 edition of Farming as a career. found in the catalog.

Farming as a career.

Ralph Whitlock

Farming as a career.

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Published by Museum Press [stamped: distributed by Sportshelf, New Rochelle, N.Y. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain.,
    • Agriculture -- Vocational guidance.,
    • Agriculture -- Societies, etc. -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreDirectories.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS455 .W5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5791775M
      LC Control Number60002309
      OCLC/WorldCa3221879


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