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introduction to modern architecture.

Richards, J. M. Sir

introduction to modern architecture.

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [129]-[130].

    SeriesPelican books, P 20
    ContributionsKassler, Elizabeth B. 1911-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA680 .R5 1947
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6028230M
    LC Control Number48003365
    OCLC/WorldCa3282159

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