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Paisley Abbey its history, architecture and art : a complete handbook to the building by A. R. Howell

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Published by A. Gardner in Paisley .
Written in English


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Statementby A.R. Howell.
The Physical Object
Pagination173p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20728599M

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