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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English


  • Gardens -- History.,
  • Gardens -- Design -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Thacker.
LC ClassificationsSB465 .T47 1979b
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4201568M
ISBN 100856648205
LC Control Number80480672

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