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Published by Angus & Robertson limited in Sydney, Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Merino sheep.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Australian merino.
Statementby E. W. Cox ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF375 .C69
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii p., 1 l., 160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6373036M
LC Control Number38019941
OCLC/WorldCa6469883

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