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The Victorian garden

by Thomas M. Carter

  • 345 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Bell & Hyman in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens, Victorian -- History.,
    • Gardening -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom Carter.
      LC ClassificationsSB458.7 .C37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination186 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2945560M
      ISBN 10071351440X
      LC Control Number84185396

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