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A.B.C. of uses of Ghana hardwoods

Regina Thompson

A.B.C. of uses of Ghana hardwoods

by Regina Thompson

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Published by Ghana Timber Marketing Board in Takoradi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Wood.,
    • Hardwoods -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Regina Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA419 .T47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281091M
      LC Control Number78307240

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