A treasury of American gardening.

by John R. Whiting

Publisher: Flower grower, and Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementWith contributions by T. H. Everett [and others]. Photos. and illus. from Gottscho-Schleisner [and others].
LC ClassificationsSB466.U6 W45
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6174297M
LC Control Number55005232

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