London Wall through eighteen centuries

a history of the ancient town wall of the city of London, with a survey of the existing remains. Joint authors: Walter G. Bell, F. Cottrill, [and] Charles Spon. Including 8 original drawings by A.A. Moore.
  • 124 Pages
  • 4.84 MB
  • English
Council for Tower Hill Improvement , London
Walls, Roman -- Great Britain, London (England) -- Walls, London (England) -- Antiquities,
ContributionsCottrill, Frank, Spon, Charles
LC ClassificationsDA677.1 B33
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20491247M

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