Some Dorset manor houses

with their literary and historical associations
  • 280 Pages
  • 0.90 MB
  • English
Bembrose and Sons , London, Derby
StatementbySidney Heath and W. deC. Prideaux ; foreword by R. Bosworth Smith.
ContributionsPrideaux, W de C.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 280p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16658393M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Heath, Sidney, Some Dorset manor houses. London, Bemrose and Sons, (OCoLC) Document Type.

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