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Historic gardens of Virginia

Historic gardens of Virginia

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Published by James River Garden Club in Richmond, Virginia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. : 1923.

Statementcompiled by The James River Garden Club ; edited by Edith Tunis Sale.
ContributionsSale, Edith Tunis., James River Garden Club.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14176838M

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