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11 edition of The art of landscape architecture found in the catalog.

The art of landscape architecture

its development and its application to modern landscape gardening

by Samuel Parsons

  • 208 Want to read
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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel Parsons ... with 48 illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB472 .P27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 347 p.
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23279033M
    LC Control Number15005323
    OCLC/WorldCa490771

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