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2 edition of Farming in Iceland. found in the catalog.

Farming in Iceland.

HalldГіr PГЎlsson

Farming in Iceland.

By Halldór Pálsson and Ólafur E. Stefánsson.

by HalldГіr PГЎlsson

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Published by Búnadarfélag Íslands in Reykjavík .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Iceland

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStefánsson, Ólafur E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS469 I2 P35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17935511M


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