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6 edition of Royal Gardens of Europe found in the catalog.

Royal Gardens of Europe

by George Plumptre

  • 248 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Monacelli .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape Architecture And Design,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Garden Design,
  • Regional - General,
  • Gardening / Regional,
  • Europe,
  • Royal gardens,
  • Tuinen.,
  • Vorstenhuizen.,
  • gtt

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8781579M
    ISBN 101580931650
    ISBN 109781580931656

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A lavishly illustrated volume including thirty gardens from England to Russia, Royal Gardens of Europe combines historical anecdotes, personal histories, and a wealth of horticultural information with beautiful color photographs, archival paintings, engravings, and plans/5(4).

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