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A concise dictionary of architecture

by Frederic H. Jones

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

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederic H. Jones.
    SeriesThe Concise dictionary series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA31 .J6 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1540724M
    ISBN 101560520663
    LC Control Number91019372
    OCLC/WorldCa23868751

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