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The gardens of Winterthur

Henry Francis Du Pont Winterthur Museum.

The gardens of Winterthur

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Published in Winterthur, Del .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C. Gordon Tyrrell, director of gardens.
ContributionsTyrrell, C. Gordon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB466.U7 W55
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. (incl. cover)
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5939529M
LC Control Number65009517
OCLC/WorldCa8828208


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