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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- Dictionaries

Book details:

LC ClassificationsNA31 A85 1958
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21569817M

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