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Modern buildings in London.

Ian Nairn

Modern buildings in London.

by Ian Nairn

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by London Transport in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- England -- London.,
    • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA970 .N3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5999048M
      LC Control Number66033116
      OCLC/WorldCa2678937

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