Rhododendrons and azaleas
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Rhododendrons and azaleas their origins, cultivation and development by Clement Gray Bowers

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


  • Rhododendron.,
  • Azalea.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Clement Gray Bowers; with illustrations in color by Franck Taylor Bowers and pen drawings by the author.
ContributionsBowers, Franck Taylor, illus.
LC ClassificationsSB413.R47 B6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 549 p.
Number of Pages549
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6332802M
LC Control Number36002068

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