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6 edition of Modern architecture in England. found in the catalog.

Modern architecture in England.

by The Museum of Modern Art

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- England -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1937 ed.

      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsHitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-, Wurster, Catherine Bauer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA968 .N4 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p.
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076171M
      ISBN 100837143012
      LC Control Number74109810

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