2 edition of Researching a garden"s history found in the catalog.
Researching a garden"s history
by Landscape Design Trust, In association with the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, University of York in Reigate, Surrey, [York]
Written in English
|Statement||by David Lambert, Peter Goodchild and Judith Roberts|
|Contributions||Goodchild, Peter, Roberts, Judith, Gallagher, Janette.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||28 p. :|
|Number of Pages||28|
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Material on garden history can therefore be found throughout the library. Although we focus on Western Europe and its colonial history, descriptions of gardens can be found for other parts of the world.
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