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Twentieth century environment:its origin and growth

Twentieth century environment:its origin and growth

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Published by Visual publications in London .
Written in English


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Statement[compiled by John Bailey]. Pt.5, Garden environment.
ContributionsBailey, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 filmstrip (40fr.) :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL14198686M


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