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A century of gardeners

by Betty Massingham

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gardeners -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Gardens -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBetty Massingham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB61 .M37 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2821450M
      ISBN 100571118119
      LC Control Number83670199

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