Observations on the styles of building employed in ancient Italy and the materials used in the city of Rome

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .

Written in English

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  • Architecture -- Italy.

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Statementcommunicated by a correspondent.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
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LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, NA310 .H35
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FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 30-48, [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL19642676M

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