Influential Gardeners

The Designers Who Shaped 20th-Century Garden Style by Andrew Wilson

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

Written in English
Cover of: Influential Gardeners | Andrew Wilson
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 163
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Subjects:

  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • General,
  • Gardening / Garden Design,
  • Garden Design
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8363226M
ISBN 101400048117
ISBN 109781400048113
OCLC/WorldCa52081935

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