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history of architecture in and around London arranged to illustrate the course of architecture in England until the end of the nineteenth century, with a list of principal twentieth-century buildings. by Walter Hindes Godfrey

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Published by Phoenix House in London .
Written in English



  • England,
  • London


  • Architecture -- England -- London -- History.,
  • Architecture -- England -- History.

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Edition Notes

First published in 1911 under title: A history of architecture in London.

LC ClassificationsNA970 .G6 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5874500M
LC Control Number63002855

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