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Town planning in London: the eighteenth & nineteenth centuries

Donald J. Olsen

Town planning in London: the eighteenth & nineteenth centuries

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- England -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [233]-235.

    Statement[by] Donald J. Olsen.
    SeriesYale historical publications -- 80
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA9188 L7 O4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14840850M

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