Gunnar Asplund a great modern architect. by Eric Samuel De MarГ©

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Published by Art and Technics in London .

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  • Asplund, Erik Gunnar, 1885-1940.

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SeriesArchitectural biographies,, 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1293.A8 D4
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6205820M
LC Control Number56021459
OCLC/WorldCa3303842

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