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classical country house in Scotland 1660-1800

Macaulay, James.

classical country house in Scotland 1660-1800

by Macaulay, James.

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country homes -- Scotland -- History.,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementJames Macaulay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7334
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(192)p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22586654M
    ISBN 100571146163

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