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The four books on architecture

Andrea Palladio

The four books on architecture

by Andrea Palladio

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Published by Dover publications in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Andrea Palladio.
The Physical Object
Pagination110p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19864357M

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