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The Japanese iris

by Currier McEwen

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Published by Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England in Hanover .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese iris.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-150) and index.

    StatementCurrier McEwen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.I8 M274 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 153 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2203189M
    ISBN 100874515122
    LC Control Number89024974

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