Architecture in Italy a handbook for travellers and students by Martin S. Briggs

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Published by J.M. Dent, Dutton in London, New York .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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StatementMartin S. Briggs ; with drawings by the author and photographs.
The Physical Object
Pagination179p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18942415M

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