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English country house

Dutton, Ralph

English country house

by Dutton, Ralph

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by Osbert Sitwell; illustrated from photographs by Will F. Taylor and others.
SeriesThe British heritage series
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13649030M

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