Andrew Jackson Downing, 1815-1852 by Mary A. Vance

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Downing, A. J. 1815-1852 -- Bibliography.,
  • Landscape architecture -- United States -- Bibliography.

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StatementMary Vance.
SeriesArchitecture series : Bibliography ;, A-199
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LC ClassificationsZ8238.9 .V36, SB470.D68 .V36
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Pagination9 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4134783M
LC Control Number80112530

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