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Cathedrals and how they were built.

David Herbert Somerset Cranage

Cathedrals and how they were built.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.]Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathedrals,
  • Architecture, Gothic

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 36-37.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA4830 C73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14830127M


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