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Abbeys / by M.R. James ; with an additional chapter on "Monastic life and buildings" by A. Hamilton Thompson.

  • James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936.
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London : Great Western Railway, 1926.

Physical description

x, 153 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 69 unnumbered leaves of plates (12 folded) : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm


"Second impression, February 1926, 20,000 copies"--T.p. verso.
Folded map in back pocket: Map of Great Western Railway showing cathedrals, castles, & abbeys.
Errata slip inserted between p. viii and p. ix.
"With one hundred illustrations by photographic reproduction, fifty-six drawings, thirteen plans, seven colour plates and map."

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. vi).


Benedictine order -- Cluniac order -- Cistercian order -- Carthusian order -- Augustinian order -- Premonstratensian order -- Supplement. Benedictine order -- Cistercian order -- Augustinian order -- Austin Friars.


  • English

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