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Town houses of medieval Britain

by Anthony Quiney

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Published by Yale University Press, For Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in New Haven, [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain,
  • Architecture, Medieval -- Great Britain,
  • Cities and towns -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-319) and index

    StatementAnthony Quiney
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7328 .Q55 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17114586M
    ISBN 100300093853
    LC Control Number2003007452

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