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The medieval parks of England

Leonard M. Cantor

The medieval parks of England

a gazetteer

by Leonard M. Cantor

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Published by Dept. of Education, Loughborough University of Technology in [Loughborough] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic gardens -- England -- Guidebooks.,
  • Historic parks -- England -- Guidebooks.,
  • England -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLeonard Cantor.
    GenreGuidebooks., Gazetteers.
    ContributionsLoughborough University of Technology. Department of Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18919133M
    ISBN 100946348006
    OCLC/WorldCa13980654


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