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Building in Britain.

John Charles Eastwick-Field

Building in Britain.

by John Charles Eastwick-Field

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Published by Prepared for the British Information Services by the Central Office of Information in [London?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Great Britain,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementText by John Eastwick-Field [and] John Stillman.
    ContributionsStillman, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA968 E38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14821757M

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