Perennials enduring classics for the contemporary garden by Rob Proctor

Cover of: Perennials | Rob Proctor

Published by Harper & Row in New York .

Written in English

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  • Perennials -- Pictorial works.,
  • Flowers -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155) and index.

Book details

StatementRob Proctor ; photography by Rob Gray ; watercolors and supplemental photographs by the author ; foreword by Rosemary Verey.
SeriesAntique flowers
ContributionsGray, Rob, 1952-
LC ClassificationsSB434 .P76 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2219328M
ISBN 100060163151
LC Control Number89046552

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