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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 and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Macaulay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7620 .M28 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2071777M
      ISBN 100571146163
      LC Control Number88100844

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