Wood and garden

notes and thoughts, practical and critical, of a working amateur by Gertrude Jekyll

Publisher: Antique Collectorsʼ Club in [Woodbridge, Suffolk]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 377 Downloads: 80
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Edition Notes

Statementby Gertrude Jekyll.
LC ClassificationsSB473 .J344 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination377 p. :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3883178M
ISBN 100907462111
LC Control Number81210804

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