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The Oxford Companion to the Garden
By Patrick Taylor (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date May 1, 2006
Pages 554
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780198662556
ISBN-10 0198662556
Dimensions 1.25 by 9 by 11.25 in.
Weight 5.80 lbs.
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Original list price $65.00
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Summary
An illustrated compendium of all aspects of the garden features 1,750 alphabetical entries that encompass a survey of the world's great gardens, biographies of garden designers and landscape architects, horticulture and plant cultivation, garden elements and styles, a history of gardens, and more.
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Hardcover
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from Oxford Univ Pr (May 1, 2006)
9780198662556 | details & prices | 554 pages | 9.00 × 11.25 × 1.25 in. | 5.80 lbs | List price $65.00
About: An illustrated compendium of all aspects of the garden features 1,750 alphabetical entries that encompass a survey of the world's great gardens, biographies of garden designers and landscape architects, horticulture and plant cultivation, garden elements and styles, a history of gardens, and more.
Paperback
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from Oxford Univ Pr (March 5, 2009)
9780199551972 | details & prices | 552 pages | 8.25 × 11.00 × 1.75 in. | 5.16 lbs | List price $39.95
About: This sumptuous new Oxford Companion is devoted to gardens of every kind and the people and ideas involved in their making, in every part of the world where the designed landscape has played an important part.

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