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Published by Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society in Leeds .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Leeds (England),
  • England,
  • Leeds
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- England -- Leeds -- Guidebooks.,
    • Building stones -- England -- Leeds -- Guidebooks.,
    • Leeds (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrancis G. Dimes and Murray Mitchell ; with contributions by James Nunney (sketches drawn by Vanessa Warnes and maps by Jerry Hodgson).
      SeriesProceedings of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, Scientific Section.
      ContributionsMitchell, Murray., Nunney, James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA971.L38 D56 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL428395M
      ISBN 101870737105
      LC Control Number98135028
      OCLC/WorldCa37647249


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "December " Description: pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm. Series Title. The building stone heritage of Leeds. Francis G. Dimes, Murray Mitchell.

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