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Man in the landscape a historic view of the esthetics of nature. by Paul Shepard

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Published by Knopf; (distributed by Random House) in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature (Aesthetics),
  • Landscape.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsBH301.N3
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 290, v p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20917932M

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