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The British architect or, the builder"s treasury of stair-cases. ... The whole being illustrated ... by the best hands on sixty folio copper-plates. By Abraham Swan, ... by Abraham Swan

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Published by printed for the author: and sold by Thomas Meighan; and W. Meadows in London .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Paginationviii,20p.,LX plates
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18896579M

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