book of country houses

  • 272 Pages
  • 2.97 MB
  • English
Country Life Books , London, New York
Historic buildings -- Great Britain., Country homes -- Great Britain., Manors -- Great Bri


Great Bri

Statementedited by Miles Hadfield; with contributions by Alec Clifton-Taylor [and others]
ContributionsClifton-Taylor, Alec.
LC ClassificationsDA660 .H14
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5277431M
ISBN 100600430278
LC Control Number71852303

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