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Modern European architecture

A. Dorgelo

Modern European architecture

by A. Dorgelo

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] A. Dorgelo.
The Physical Object
Pagination243p.,ill.,36cm
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21759494M

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