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3 edition of American pearls found in the catalog.

American pearls

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Published by The Ann Arbor press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pearls,
  • Pearl fisheries -- United States.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH378 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24159825M
    LC Control Number08023520
    OCLC/WorldCa23324683

    As this print on demand book is reprinted from a very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this .


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American pearls by Howard E. Washburn Download PDF EPUB FB2

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