Sailing to Byzantium
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Sailing to Byzantium an architectural companion. by Lancaster, Osbert Sir

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Byzantine.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsNA370 .L35 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4056352M
ISBN 100719519101
LC Control Number79452795

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