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To which are Added, Observations on the Age and Durability of that tree. With Remarks on the Annual Growth of the Acorn. Major Hayman Rooke () Descriptions and Sketches of some Remarkable Oaks, in the Park at Welbeck, to which are added, observations on the age and durability of that tree.
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