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Trees of the Istana

Tuan Wah Wong

Trees of the Istana

treasures in the domain

by Tuan Wah Wong

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Published by National Parks, Suntree in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Istana (Singapore),
  • Gardens,
  • Trees

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 134).

    Statementwritten by Wong Tuan Wah ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Tan Seng Aik, Poh Joo Nam ; photography, Wong Tuan Wah ... [et al.] ; watercolours, Idris Mohamed Ali, Mohammed A. Kadir ; edited by Aileen T. Lau
    ContributionsNational Parks Board (Singapore)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25047727M
    ISBN 109810874812
    ISBN 109789810874810, 9789810874827
    LC Control Number2011315469

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