Women architects

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Publisher: Sorella Press in London

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Bibliography: p. 48.

Statement[catalogue eidtor, Lynne Walker].
ContributionsWalker, Lynne, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1997 W647 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21106932M

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