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Plants in Garden History

by Penelope Hobhouse

  • 231 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Pavilion Books, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History,
  • Botany (General),
  • Horticulture (General),
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Landscape,
  • GARDENS_DESIGN,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Garden Design,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8632310M
    ISBN 101862056609
    ISBN 109781862056602

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