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great ages of architecture

Bodo Cichy

great ages of architecture

from ancient Greece to the present day.

by Bodo Cichy

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

  • Architecture -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Translated into English by Susan McMorran]
    LC ClassificationsNA200 .C533
    The Physical Object
    Pagination440 p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5911773M
    LC Control Number64013517

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