treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America with a view to the improvement of country residences ... With remarks on rural architecture. by A. J. Downing

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Published by C. M. Saxton, H. H. Bancroft & Co. in New York, San Francisco .

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Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 30.4)

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StatementBy A. J. Downing, esq.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 30.4.
ContributionsSargent, Henry Winthrop, 1810-1882.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, [17]-576 p.
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17811680M
OCLC/WorldCa6764908

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