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Great buildings

Philip Wilkinson

Great buildings

[the world"s architectural masterpieces explored and explained]

by Philip Wilkinson

  • 230 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by DK in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings,
  • Architecture,
  • Historic buildings,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[written by Philip Wilkinson]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA200 .W56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27139266M
    ISBN 100756698294
    ISBN 109780756698294
    OCLC/WorldCa777654561

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