European gardens history, philosophy and design by Tom Turner

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European Gardens,
  • Gardens,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementTom Turner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB451.36.E85 T87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24902481M
ISBN 109780415496841
LC Control Number2010016901

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