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Sir William Chambers Architect to George III by John Harris

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Biography: general,
  • Individual architects,
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Theory of architecture,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Architecture,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Chambers, William,
  • 1723-1796,
  • 1726-1796,
  • Architects,
  • Biography,
  • Chambers, William,,
  • Great Britain,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Snodin (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10318365M
ISBN 100300069405
ISBN 109780300069402

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