The Architecture of Rome an architectural history in 400 individual presentations

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Published by Edition Axel Menges in Stuttgart .

Written in English

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  • Rome (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Rome


  • Architecture -- Italy -- Rome -- Guidebooks,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-357) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Stefan Grundmann ; with contributions by Ulrich Fürst ... [et al. ; translation into English, Bruce Almberg ... et al.]
ContributionsGrundmann, Stefan, 1958-, Fürst, Ulrich.
LC ClassificationsNA1120 .A74 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL134461M
ISBN 103930698609
LC Control Number99514804

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