Protecting woolens against clothes moths and carpet beetles
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Protecting woolens against clothes moths and carpet beetles by United States. Science and Education Administration

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Clothes moths.,
  • Carpet beetles.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Science and Education Administration.
SeriesHome and garden bulletin ; no. 113, Home and garden bulletin -- no. 113.
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17798350M

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