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William Adam, 1689-1748

a life and times of Scotland"s universal architect

by Gifford, John

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Published by Mainstream in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Adam, William, 1689-1748,
    • Architects -- Scotland -- Biography,
    • Architecture -- Scotland -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-208) and index.

      StatementJohn Gifford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.A5 G54 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1913651M
      ISBN 101851582959, 1851582967
      LC Control Number90121067


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