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Houses and gardens of Portugal by Marcus Binney

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Published by Rizzoli in New York .
Written in



  • Portugal.,
  • Portugal


  • Manors -- Portugal.,
  • Country homes -- Portugal,
  • Gardens -- Portugal.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 222) and index.

StatementMarcus Binney and Patrick Bowe [text] ; Nicolas Sapieha and Francesco Venturi [photos].
ContributionsBowe, Patrick., Sapieha, Nicolas., Venturi, Francesco.
LC ClassificationsNA7388 .B53 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL711304M
ISBN 100847820998
LC Control Number97076392

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