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English country houses in colour

Dutton, Ralph

English country houses in colour

by Dutton, Ralph

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa collection of colour photographs by A.F. Kersting ; with an introductory text and notes on the illustrations by Ralph Dutton.
ContributionsKersting, Anthony F. 1916-
The Physical Object
Pagination95p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18425337M

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