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Sir John Vanbrugh, architect & dramatist, 1664-1726

Laurence Whistler

Sir John Vanbrugh, architect & dramatist, 1664-1726

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Published by Kraus Reprint Co. in Millwood, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726.,
    • Architects -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Dramatists, English -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • Architecture -- England.,
    • Theater -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLaurence Whistler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.V3 W5 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination327 p., [14] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4716914M
      ISBN 100527958506
      LC Control Number78003501


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