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Country Houses of France (Jumbo Series)

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Published by Books Nippan .
Written in English


  • Interior design,
  • Palaces, chateaux, country houses,
  • International Architecture - European,
  • Europe - France,
  • Travel,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Travel - World/Europe,
  • Decorating,
  • France,
  • Pictorials,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Europe,
  • Decorating - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8946360M
ISBN 103822870757
ISBN 109783822870754

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