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Houses in the country

Peter Gresswell

Houses in the country

a primer for those who live in or look at new houses in the country.

by Peter Gresswell

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7560 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5906972M
    LC Control Number64006665
    OCLC/WorldCa3255004

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