Published 1988 by Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation in Melbourne .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Contributions||Arthur, Trevor, 1928-, Aldous, David, 1946-, Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation. Victorian Region|
|LC Classifications||SD387E58 T74 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||261 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||261|
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