The basic book of rock gardens and pools by W. E. Shewell-Cooper

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Published by Drake Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Rock gardens.,
  • Water gardens.

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Other titlesRock gardens and pools.
Statement[by] W. E. Shewell-Cooper.
LC ClassificationsSB459 .S352 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5412319M
ISBN 100877494835
LC Control Number73003372

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