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The architecture of Victorian London

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London.,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Victorian -- England -- London,
    • Architecture -- England -- London -- History,
    • London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPage-Barbour lectures.
      StatementJohn Summerson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA970 .S79
      The Physical Object
      Pagination109 p. :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5194541M
      ISBN 100813905923
      LC Control Number75016130


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