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Styles of English architecture

Hubert Pragnell

Styles of English architecture

by Hubert Pragnell

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


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StatementHubert Pragnell.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19760994M

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