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Forests

riches of the earth

by C. William Harrison

  • 57 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry.,
  • Forests and forestry.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the importance of trees and tree products to man from the earliest civilizations to the present day. Also discusses the need for conserving forests and vegetation and the consequences of neglecting to do so.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [188]

    Statementby C. William Harrison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD373 .H337
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5681704M
    ISBN 100671321021
    LC Control Number69013044
    OCLC/WorldCa4672


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