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life and works of John Carr of York

Brian Wragg

life and works of John Carr of York

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Published by Oblong in Otley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carr, John, -- 1723-1807.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted with additions 2001.

    Other titlesJohn Carr of York.
    StatementBrian Wragg ; edited by Giles Worsley.
    ContributionsWorsley, Giles.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,252p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19131258M
    ISBN 100953657426


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