Architecture, in ten books.

  • 316 Pages
  • 4.78 MB
  • English
Lockwood , London
Architecture -- Early works to
StatementTranslated from the Latin by Joseph Gwilt.
SeriesWeale"s scientific & technical series
ContributionsGwilt, Joseph, 1784-1863
LC ClassificationsNA2515 V7 1874
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 316 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14825278M

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