Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cathe drale de Chartres,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel (France)

Edition Notes

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Statementby Henry Adams; with an introduction by Ralph Adams Cram ...
ContributionsCram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942., American Institute of Architects.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 401 p.
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14306931M

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