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architecture of ancient Rome

Anderson, William J.

architecture of ancient Rome

an account of its historic development : being the second part of "The architecture of Greece and Rome"

by Anderson, William J.

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Published by B.T.Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roman -- Architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementrevised and rewritten by Thomas Ashby.
    ContributionsAshby, Thomas, 1874-1931., Spiers, R. Phené 1838-1916.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19809594M


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