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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buildings, structures,
  • Sculpture,
  • Architecture

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Ruskin ; edited and introduced by Jan Morris
ContributionsMorris, Jan, 1926-
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, [30] p. of plates, 350 p. :
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25532212M
OCLC/WorldCa48487824

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