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Architecture in Japan

Mary A. Vance

Architecture in Japan

a bibliography

by Mary A. Vance

  • 102 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Japan -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary Vance.
      SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A 1770
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/00920 (Z)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. ;
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2143932M
      ISBN 101555902200
      LC Control Number88214429

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inoue, Mitsuo, Space in Japanese architecture. New York: Weatherhill, (OCoLC) Document Type.

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