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Commercial nurseries and market gardens

Alan Charles Bell Urwin

Commercial nurseries and market gardens

by Alan Charles Bell Urwin

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Twickenham Local History Society in [Twickenham?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horticulture -- England -- London -- History.,
  • Industries -- England -- London.,
  • Twickenham (London, England) -- Industries -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p38-39.

    Statementby A.C.B. Urwin.
    SeriesPaper / Borough of Twickenham Local History Society -- no.50, Paper (Borough of Twickenham Local History Society) -- no.50.
    ContributionsBorough of Twickenham Local History Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB87.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39,[1]p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16346892M
    ISBN 100903341352
    OCLC/WorldCa12250869

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