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Landscape body dwelling Charles Simonds at Dumbarton Oaks by Charles Simonds

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Published by Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesCharles Simonds at Dumbarton Oaks
StatementJohn Beardsley, editor
SeriesDumbarton Oaks contemporary landscape design series ; 3
ContributionsBeardsley, John, Dumbarton Oaks
LC ClassificationsNB237.S565 A4 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24895901M
ISBN 109780884023715
LC Control Number2011006159

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