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Architecture in Britain

1530-1830 (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

by John Summerson

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Architecture,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Criticism,
  • Architecture / Criticism,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture, Baroque,
  • Architecture, Renaissance,
  • Great Britain,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9526001M
    ISBN 100300058861
    ISBN 109780300058864


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