Bayou Bend Gardens A Southern Oasis by David B. Warren

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Published by Scala Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Garden design & planning,
  • Gardens (descriptions, history etc),
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • USA,
  • Garden Design,
  • Art / General,
  • Regional - South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9000710M
ISBN 101857594231
ISBN 109781857594232

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