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The private life of a country house (1912-1939)

by Lesley Lewis

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, Devon, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Brentwood Region (Essex)
    • Subjects:
    • Lewis, Lesley, 1909- -- Homes and haunts,
    • Pilgrims" Hall (England),
    • Country life -- England -- History -- 20th century,
    • Country homes -- England -- Brentwood Region (Essex) -- History -- 20th century,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementLesley Lewis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA664.P54 L48 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3847417M
      ISBN 100715378260
      LC Control Number81164577

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