A chronology of Western architecture
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A chronology of Western architecture by Doreen Yarwood

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Published by Facts on File Publications in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementDoreen Yarwood.
LC ClassificationsNA200 .Y37 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2384777M
ISBN 100816018618
LC Control Number87013652

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