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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • High-rise apartment buildings,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Europe

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Includes bibliographies.

LC ClassificationsNA7860 .J45
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Pagination245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5983221M
LC Control Number66012527

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