English abbeys and priories. by Olive Cook

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Published by Viking Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Abbeys -- Great Britain.,
  • Priories -- Great Britain.,
  • Church architecture -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 61.

Book details

StatementText by Olive Cook. 136 pictures in photogravure by Edwin Smith, with 2 ground plans, 11 engravings, and 4 colour plates.
SeriesA Studio book
ContributionsSmith, Edwin, 1912-1971.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA5461
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22902093M
LC Control Number60050995

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