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Historic Gardens A Guide to 160 British Gardens of Interest by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Published by Viking Penguin Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gardens (descriptions, history etc),
  • Garden Design,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8312743M
ISBN 100863503322
ISBN 109780863503320

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