A history of the lumber industry in the state of New York by Fox, William F.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Forestry in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lumbering -- History,
  • Lumbering -- New York (State) -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby William F. Fox.
SeriesBulletin / Bureau of Forestry -- no. 34, Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Forestry) -- no. 34.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD11 .A2 no.34
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p., 20 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22995299M
LC Control Number09000412

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"History of the Lumber Industry in the State of New York ()," by William F. Fox, Harbor Hill Books, NY, (reprint of the 6th Annual Report of the New York Forest, Fish, and Game Commission, ).

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