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Some lesser known architecture of London

James Burford

Some lesser known architecture of London

by James Burford

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Published by Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- England -- London

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Burford and J.D.M. Harvey.
    ContributionsHarvey, John Dean Monroe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA970 B85
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14821924M

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