Traces the life of an English castle from the 1170"s, when the Normans built it, to the 1970"s, when the owners open it to the public. Features half pages that reveal hidden portions of the illustrations.
|Statement||John S. Goodall.|
|LC Classifications||DA660 .G65 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 p. :|
|Number of Pages||29|
|LC Control Number||86070130|
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