Castles of Britain
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Castles of Britain by Patrick Cormack

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Published by Peerage in London .
Written in English


  • Castles -- Great Britain.

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StatementPatrick Cormack.
LC ClassificationsDA660
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17401622M
ISBN 101850521557

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