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Published by A. Zwemmer in London .
Written in English



  • England,
  • England.


  • Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726.,
  • Architects -- England -- Biography.,
  • Architecture, Baroque -- England.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Kerry Downes.
SeriesStudies in architecture ; v. 16
LC ClassificationsNA997.V3 D68
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 291 p., [48] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4314581M
ISBN 100302027696
LC Control Number78354492

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