The National Trust book of the English house interior

by Geoffrey W. Beard

Publisher: Viking in association with the National Trust in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA

Written in English
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  • England
  • Subjects:

    • Interior decoration -- England -- History.,
    • Interior architecture -- England -- History.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-297) and indexes.

      StatementGeoffrey Beard.
      ContributionsNational Trust (Great Britain)
      LC ClassificationsNK2043 .B4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 308 p. :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2217278M
      ISBN 100670809799
      LC Control Number89040793

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