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Published by I. Painter in [S.l.] .
Written in English



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  • Jacob sheep -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 102) and index.

Statementby Ingrid Painter ; with a chapter by Janne Rosecrans.
ContributionsRosecrans, Janne.
LC ClassificationsSF373.J33 P35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL408678M
LC Control Number98109868

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