A Report on Flax, Hemp, Ramie, and Jute: With Considerations Upon Flax and Hemp Culture in Europe, a Report on the Ramie Machine Trials of 1889 in Paris, and Present Status of Fiber Industries in the United States
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Statistics, 1890 - Plant fiber industry - 104 pages
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