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Oriental architecture in the West

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Oriental -- Europe,
    • Architecture, Oriental -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick Conner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA954 .C66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4187001M
      ISBN 10050034079X
      LC Control Number80465256

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