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James Gandon and his times

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Published by Gandon Editions in Kinsale [Ireland] .
Written in English



  • Dublin (Ireland),
  • England,
  • Ireland,
  • Dublin.


  • Gandon, James, 1742-1823.,
  • Architects -- England -- Biography.,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- Ireland -- Dublin.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-281) and index.

Statementby Hugo Duffy.
ContributionsGandon, James, 1742-1823.
LC ClassificationsNA997.G34 D84 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6821888M
ISBN 100946846286
LC Control Number00302375

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