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Vernacular architecture in England a selected bibliography by Robert B. Robert Bartlett Harmon

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English


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StatementRobert B. Harmon.
SeriesArchitecture series, Bibliography -- A-303
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19168341M

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