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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliografía. - Indices.

Statementedited by Talbot Hamlin ; introduction by Leopold Arnaud ; prepared...School of Architecture of Columbia University
ContributionsColumbia University, School of Architecture
The Physical Object
PaginationXLV, 946 p. :
Number of Pages946
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24398938M
OCLC/WorldCa629729646

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