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Ancient Roman gardens

by Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture (7th 1979)

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens, Roman -- History -- Congresses.,
    • Sculpture, Roman -- History -- Congresses.,
    • Rome -- Antiquities -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by Elisabeth B. MacDougall and Wilhelmina F. Jashemski].
      ContributionsMacDougall, Elisabeth B., Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910-, Dumbarton Oaks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB458.55 .F37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p., 96 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4258946M
      ISBN 100884021009
      LC Control Number81004510

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