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Expressionist architecture

Wolfgang Pehnt

Expressionist architecture

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Expressionism (Architecture),
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWolfgang Pehnt ; [translated from the German by J. A. Underwood and Edith Küstner].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA682.E9 P4313 1973b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5248964M
    ISBN 100500340587
    LC Control Number75321307


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