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French architecture

Hugh Pagan

French architecture

a catalogue of books

by Hugh Pagan

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Published by B. Weinreb Architectural Books Ltd in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Cover title: Four hundred years of French architecture.

Statementcompiled and edited by Hugh Pagan with a note on Mariette"s Architecture Franc ʹoise by Denise Chafer.
SeriesCatalogue -- no.34
ContributionsB. Weinreb Architectural Books Limited.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13790605M

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