A year in the shrub garden
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A year in the shrub garden by Sybil Challoner Emberton

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


  • Ornamental shrubs.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [244]

Statementby Sybil Emberton.
LC ClassificationsSB435 .E47
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5335875M
ISBN 100571093825
LC Control Number72189183

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