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

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Published by M. Joseph in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland,
  • British Isles

Subjects:

  • Architecture -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries,
  • Architecture -- Ireland -- Dictionaries,
  • Architecture -- British Isles -- Dictionaries

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementwritten and photographed by Michael Jenner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA961 .J45 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1154189M
ISBN 100718135172
LC Control Number94129818
OCLC/WorldCa28306520

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