Heraldry and the buildings of York
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Published by Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society in [York] .
Written in English



  • York (England),
  • England,
  • York.


  • Heraldry -- England -- York.,
  • York (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Hugh Murray.
ContributionsYorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society.
LC ClassificationsCR494.Y67 M87 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 112 p., 8 p. of plates :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL854693M
ISBN 100950351911
LC Control Number95135846

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