architectural heritage of Britain and Ireland an illustrated A-Z of terms and styles by Michael Jenner

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Statementwritten and photographed by Michael Jenner.
LC ClassificationsNA961 .J45 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1154189M
ISBN 100718135172
LC Control Number94129818

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