Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.; founder of landscape architecture in America
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Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.; founder of landscape architecture in America by Julius Gy Fabos

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in [Amherst] .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.,
  • Parks -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Julius Gy. Fabos, Gordon T. Milde, & V. Michael Weinmayr.
ContributionsMilde, Gordon T., joint author., Weinmayr, V. Michael, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB470.O5 F32
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p.
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5611813M
LC Control Number68019670

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