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Published by Architectural Press, Architectural Book Pub. Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London.

Subjects:

  • Architecture -- England -- London,
  • Architects -- England -- London,
  • Buildings -- England -- London,
  • London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlastair Service ; with photos. by W. J. Toomey and others.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA970 .S38 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4486082M
ISBN 100803800177
LC Control Number79315070

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