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Stately gardens of Britain

Thomas Hinde

Stately gardens of Britain

by Thomas Hinde

  • 291 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ebury Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Thomas Hinde ; photographs by Dmitri Kasterine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.G7 H5 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2799287M
      ISBN 100852232632
      LC Control Number83229452

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        Top 10 books about gardens From theatres of social snobbery to fiery manifestos for rewilding, these volumes show that gardening can be sexy, scary and sometimes scandalous Vivian Swift.   The stately home front! The price Britain's grand country houses paid doing their bit for the war effort is told in a fascinating new book. Many of Britain's grand stately homes played a major Author: John Martin Robinson.


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