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The unromantic castle and other essays

by Summerson, John Newenham Sir

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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- England

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-280) and index.

      StatementJohn Summerson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA965 .S85 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2221894M
      ISBN 100500341125
      LC Control Number89051571

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