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Dublin castles

D. N. Johnson

Dublin castles

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Published by University College Dublin, Department of Environmental Studies in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles -- Dublin -- Ireland.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. Newman Johnson.
    SeriesThe resource source -- no.13
    ContributionsHeritage Trust.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19448121M


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