Grecian pagoda and the architecture of Eryldene by Zeny Edwards

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  • Gordon (N.S.W.),
  • Australia


  • Wilson, Hardy, 1881-1955 -- Themes, motives.,
  • Waterhouse, Eben Gowrie, 1881-1977 -- Homes and haunts -- Australia -- Gordon (N.S.W.),
  • Eryldene (House : Gordon N.S.W.),
  • Pagodas -- Australia -- Gordon (N.S.W.),
  • Eclecticism in architecture -- Australia -- Gordon (N.S.W.),
  • Gordon (N.S.W.) -- Buildings, structures, etc,

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-92).

Book details

StatementZeny Edwards.
LC ClassificationsNA7471.G67 E38 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597062M
ISBN 100646255681
LC Control Number2002318717

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