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Sissinghurst, an unfinished history

the quest to restore a working farm at Vita Sackville-West"s legendary garden

by Adam Nicolson

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic farms -- Conservation and restoration -- England,
  • Family farms -- England -- History,
  • Farm life -- England -- History,
  • Sissinghurst Garden (England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuest to restore a working farm at Vita Sackville-West"s legendary garden
    StatementAdam Nicolson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB466.G8 N53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23980804M
    ISBN 109780670021734
    LC Control Number2009050258
    OCLC/WorldCa466335899

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