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Military fortifications in Great Britain

Coppa & Avery Consultants.

Military fortifications in Great Britain

an architectural overview

by Coppa & Avery Consultants.

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military architecture -- Great Britain -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title

    StatementCoppa & Avery Consultants
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography -- A-709
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14435361M

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