4 edition of Researching the country house found in the catalog.
Researching the country house
Elton, Arthur professor.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.
|Statement||Arthur Elton, Brett Harrison, Keith Wark.|
|Series||Batsford local history series|
|Contributions||Harrison, Brett., Wark, Keith.|
|LC Classifications||DA1 .E44 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||92130600|
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