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History of the Smithsonian exchanges.

George H[ans] Boehmer

History of the Smithsonian exchanges.

by George H[ans] Boehmer

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Published by Smithsonian institution in Washington .
Written in English


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StatementBy George H. Boehmer ...
Series[Smithsonian institution. Publication], 477
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ690.S65 B
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 162 p.
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6921285M
LC Control Number02025582
OCLC/WorldCa14802623

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