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2 edition of Planning for the picturesque found in the catalog.

Planning for the picturesque

Matthew Williams

Planning for the picturesque

new roads to Edinburgh"s Old Town in the early nineteenth century

by Matthew Williams

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Published by University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Modern -- 19th century -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.,
  • Old Town (Edinburgh) -- History.,
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    The University of Edinburgh MA (Hons) Architectural History. Matriculation number 0093874. Final Year Dissertation 6th May 2004.

    StatementMatthew Williams.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22060485M

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