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Modern houses in Britain, 1919-1939

Gould, Jeremy

Modern houses in Britain, 1919-1939

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Published by Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain,
    • Architecture -- Great Britain -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Jeremy Gould.
      SeriesArchitectural history monographs ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7328 .G77
      The Physical Object
      Pagination65 p., [23] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4609843M
      LC Control Number77373489

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