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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Landscape art & architecture,
  • Criticism,
  • Landscape,
  • Architecture / Landscape,
  • Architecture,
  • History,
  • Landscape architecture,
  • Landscape design

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDianne Harris (Editor), D. Fairchild Ruggles (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9893775M
ISBN 100822943085
ISBN 109780822943082

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