master builders: architecture in the Middle Ages by John Hooper Harvey

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .

Written in English

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  • Architecture, Medieval

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 133-135.

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Statement[by] John Harvey.
SeriesLibrary of medieval civilization
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA3390 .H3
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4861399M
ISBN 100500560056, 0500570051
LC Control Number75884921

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