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Towers and spires

Edmund Tyrrell Green

Towers and spires

their design and arrangement

by Edmund Tyrrell Green

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Published by Wells Gardner, Darton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith 129 illustrations from pen-and-ink drawings by the authorand two maps.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21074067M

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2 Surely in temples made with hands God, the Most High, is not dwelling; High above earth His.The spires topping the East towers are raised six feet higher than the spires on the West side.

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