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Oriental architecture.

Mario Bussagli

Oriental architecture.

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Published by H. N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Oriental

  • Edition Notes

    StatementContributions by Paola Mortari Vergara [and others] Translated by John Shepley.
    SeriesHistory of world architecture
    ContributionsMortari Vergara Caffarelli, Paola.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination433 p.
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23372241M


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