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The last country houses by Clive Aslet

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England.,
  • England

Subjects:

  • Manors -- England,
  • Country homes -- England,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- England,
  • Architecture, Edwardian -- England,
  • Architecture -- England -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementClive Aslet.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA7620 .A8 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3508147M
ISBN 100300029047
LC Control Number82050439

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