Handbook of Hardy Trees, Shrubs, and Herbaceous Plants: Containing Descriptions, Native Countries, Etc. of a Selection of the Best Species in Cultivation, Together with Cultural Details, Comparative Hardiness, Suitability for Different Situations, Etc. : Based on the French Work of Messrs. Decaisne and Naudin Entitled 'Manuel de L'amateur Des Jardins,' and Including the Original Woodcuts by Riocreux and Leblanc
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