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Silent mansions

Sophie Andreae

Silent mansions

more country houses at risk

by Sophie Andreae

  • 123 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by SAVE Britain"s Heritage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country homes -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.,
  • Historic buildings -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSophie Andreae, Marcus Binney, Catherine Griffiths.
    ContributionsBinney, Marcus., Griffiths, Catherine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7620
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(36)p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16251538M
    ISBN 100905978072
    OCLC/WorldCa8358508

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