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English country houses

Christopher Hussey

English country houses

early Georgian, 1715-1760.

by Christopher Hussey

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Published by Country Life in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18423577M

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