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The wild & garden plants of Ireland

E. Charles Nelson

The wild & garden plants of Ireland

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botanical illustration -- Ireland,
  • Watercolor painting, Irish,
  • Plants -- Ireland -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 274) and index.

    Other titlesWild and garden plants of Ireland
    Statementpaintings by Wendy F. Walsh ; text by E. Charles Nelson.
    GenreIdentification
    ContributionsWalsh, Wendy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK307 .N457 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24018328M
    ISBN 100500514569
    ISBN 109780500514566
    LC Control Number2009520522


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