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Great British architects.

Great British architects.

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Published by Architectural Association in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Architectural drawing -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsArchitectural Association (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA2706.G7 G73 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3276311M
      ISBN 100904503070
      LC Control Number83199550


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