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Views of ancient buildings in England

Carter, John

Views of ancient buildings in England

Drawn in different tours and engrav"d by John Carter commencing 1764. ...

by Carter, John

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Published by Engrav"d and pubd. by J. Carter, Wood St Westr in [London] .
Written in English


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FormatMicroform
Pagination6v.,([2],89p.),plates
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL19404802M


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