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Historical garden libraries in England.

Helen Ryba

Historical garden libraries in England.

by Helen Ryba

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Published by University of Central England in Birmingham] in Birmingham, 92p] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)-University of Central England in Birmingham,2000.

ContributionsUniversity of Central England in Birmingham.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19773134M

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