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Garden lore of ancient Athens

Dorothy Burr Thompson

Garden lore of ancient Athens

by Dorothy Burr Thompson

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Published by American School of Classical Studies at Athens in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultivated Plants,
  • Agora,
  • Pflanzen,
  • Jardins,
  • Plantes cultivées,
  • Gardens

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Prepared by Dorothy Burr Thompson with Ralph E. Griswold]
    SeriesExcavations of the Athenian Agora. Picture book -- no. 8, Excavations of the Athenian Agora -- no. 8.
    ContributionsGriswold, Ralph E., American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF105 .T48 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[36] p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25108097M
    LC Control Number2010530138
    OCLC/WorldCa4568376

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