A New Display of the Beauties of England: Or, a Description of the Most Elegant Or Magnificent Public Edifices, Royal Palaces, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, and Other Curiosities, ... in Different Parts of the Kingdom. Adorned with a Variety of Copper Plate Cuts, Neatly Engraved. Volume the First

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