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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | History

7 edition of Early Canadian Gardening found in the catalog.

Early Canadian Gardening

An 1827 Nursery Catalogue

by Eileen Woodhead

  • 280 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Horticulture (General),
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Canada,
  • General,
  • Regional - General,
  • Techniques,
  • 19th century,
  • Botany,
  • History,
  • Horticulture,
  • Ontario

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10972264M
    ISBN 100773517316
    ISBN 109780773517318

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