Observations on the construction of the roof of King"s College Chapel, Cambridge
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Observations on the construction of the roof of King"s College Chapel, Cambridge with illustrative plans, sections, and details, from actual measurement by F. Mackenzie

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Published by J. Weale in London .
Written in English


  • King"s College (University of Cambridge). -- Chapel.,
  • Roofs.

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Other titlesConstruction of the roof of King"s College Chapel, Cambridge, Account of the construction of King"s College Chapel, Cambridge
Statementby F. Mackenzie.
ContributionsLe Keux, John, 1783-1846.
LC ClassificationsNA5471
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, [5]-20, 4 (i.e. 6) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18911167M

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