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Modern Britain (Phaidon Architecture Guides)

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Published by Phaidon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • Reference works,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11251983M
    ISBN 100714831336
    ISBN 109780714831336


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