Silkworms and science
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Silkworms and science the story of silk. by Elizabeth K. Cooper

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English


  • Silkworms -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Sericulture -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Silk industry -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsSF545 .C67
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5823346M
LC Control Number61010109

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