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Castles and churches of the crusading kingdom. With colour photographs by Richard Cleave. by T. S. R. Boase

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Castles -- Latin Orient,
  • Churches -- Latin Orient

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Bibliography: p. 114.

The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 121 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18994636M

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