The City of London by James Barthalomew

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Published by New Amsterdam Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Views,
  • Landscapes,
  • Individual Photographers And Their Work,
  • Architecture,
  • Travel,
  • England,
  • London (England),
  • International Architecture - British,
  • Photography / Travel,
  • Description,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • 1981-,
  • Photography,
  • Pictorial works

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8442072M
ISBN 100941533662
ISBN 109780941533669
OCLC/WorldCa20647080

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