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7 edition of Gifts from the Gardens of China found in the catalog.

Gifts from the Gardens of China

  • 242 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Frances Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flowers,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • History,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Gardening / Ornamental Plants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7791766M
    ISBN 10071122630X
    ISBN 109780711226302
    OCLC/WorldCa81453104

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