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The concise dictionary of architectural and design history

by Frederic H. Jones

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Published by Crisp Publications in Los Altos, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Dictionaries.,
  • Design -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederic H. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA31 .J62 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 p. :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1573171M
    ISBN 101560520698
    LC Control Number91070350
    OCLC/WorldCa25650628

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