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The country house at war

John Martin Robinson

The country house at war

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Country homes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Martin Robinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA660 .R615 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 184 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1914439M
      ISBN 100370313062
      LC Control Number90122335
      OCLC/WorldCa29636540

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