Tobacco and its use in Asia
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Published in Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History .
Written in English


  • Tobacco.,
  • Smoking.,
  • Tobacco-pipes.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Berthold Laufer.
SeriesField Museum of Natural History. Anthropology leaflet 18
LC ClassificationsGN2 .F5 no. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6685937M
LC Control Number26001560

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