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Flowers and furniture in America"s historic homes

by Elfreda Finch

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Published by Hearthside Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- United States,
    • Gardens -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementannotated by Elfreda Finch. Foreword by Angela Place.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE159 .F55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination117 p.
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5548354M
      LC Control Number67027170

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