by University of Massachusetts Press in association with Library of American Landscape History in Amherst .
Written in English
|Statement||Samuel Parsons Jr. ; introduction by Francis R. Kowsky.|
|Series||American Society of Landscape Architects centennial reprint series, Centennial reprint series|
|Contributions||Library of American Landscape History.|
|LC Classifications||SB472 .P27 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008046553|
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