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Great adaptations

new residential uses for older buildings

by Jill Herbers

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Published by Whitney Library of Design in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Dwellings -- United States -- Themes, motives.,
    • Buildings -- Remodeling for other use -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jill Herbers ; foreword by Jackson Walter.
      LC ClassificationsNA7205 .H46 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2200970M
      ISBN 100823021645
      LC Control Number89022605

      Great Expectations is a three-part BBC television drama adaptation by Sarah Phelps of the Charles Dickens’s novel of the same name, starring Ray Winstone as Magwitch, Gillian Anderson as Miss Havisham, Douglas Booth as Pip, Vanessa Kirby as Estella and David Suchet as Jaggers. The adaptation was first broadcast on British television over the Christmas period in Original network: BBC One.

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