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Published by Little, Brown in Boston, Mass .
Written in English



  • England,
  • England.


  • Gardens -- England.,
  • Gardens -- England -- Pictorial works.,
  • Gardens, English.,
  • England -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHouse & garden (London, England), House and garden book of English gardens., English gardens.
StatementPeter Coats.
LC ClassificationsSB466.G75 E5343 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2416966M
ISBN 10082121702X
LC Control Number87083342

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