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The cathedrals of the British Isles.

The cathedrals of the British Isles.

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Published by Excalibur Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathedrals -- Great Britain.,
  • Church buildings -- Great Britain.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17886166M
    ISBN 10052570261X
    OCLC/WorldCa4587644

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