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Published by J. St. B. Gruffydd in Cheltenham .
Written in English


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A leverhulme research study sponsored by the British Tourist Authority, the International Dendrology Society and the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust.

ContributionsBritish Tourist Authority., International Dendrology Society., Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust., Leverhulme Trust.
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Pagination64p.:ill
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL20013217M

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