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Roman architecture

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Italy -- Rome.,
    • Architecture, Roman.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank Sear.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA310 .S44 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3507330M
      ISBN 100801415918, 0801492459
      LC Control Number82048715


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