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Irrigation in Egypt. by Julien Hippolyte EugeМЂne Barois

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Published by Gov"t print. off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Egypt.


  • Irrigation -- Egypt

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At head of title: Ministry of agriculture.

StatementBy J. Barois ... Tr. from the French, by Major A. M. Miller ... 1888.
Series[United States] 50th Cong., 2d sess. House. Mis. doc.,, 134
ContributionsMiller, Alexander M., tr., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTC917 .B2
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. 22 pl. (incl. fold. maps, fold. plans) diagr.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6972456M
LC Control Number06026261

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