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The lesson of Japanese architecture

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Published by Charles T. Branford in Boston .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Domestic -- Japan.,
  • Gardens, Japanese.,
  • Architectural practice -- Japan.

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Edition Notes

StatementJiro Harada ; edited by C.G. Holme.
ContributionsHolme, C. Geoffrey 1887-1954.
LC ClassificationsNA7451 .H26 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22013783M
ISBN 100486247783

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