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Annals of a fortress

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Published by J.R. Osgood in Boston .
Written in English

  • Fortification

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    Statementby E. Viollet-Le-Duc ; translated by Benjamin Bucknall.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14311.
    ContributionsBucknall, Benjamin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 390 p., plates
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13558770M
    LC Control Number87805341

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