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Gothic architecture

Louis Grodecki

Gothic architecture

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Published by Faber, Electa in London, Milan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Gothic -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis Grodecki ; contributions by Anne Prache and Roland Recht.
    SeriesHistory of world architecture
    ContributionsPrache, Anne., Recht, Roland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA440
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221p.,xxivp. of plates :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22454398M
    ISBN 100571145159


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