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Venice for modern man

ten centuries of history confront modern town planning; exhibition sponsored by the Royal Institute of British architects, London, Dec. 11th 1962-January 5th 1963.

by Italia Nostra. Venice Section.

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Published by Italia Nostra in Venice .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRoyal Institute of British Architects.
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Open LibraryOL14062597M

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