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Building the great cathedrals

by François Icher

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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathedrals -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 196) and index.

    StatementFrançois Icher ; translated from the French by Anthony Zielonka.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA4830 .I2713 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL365532M
    ISBN 100810940175
    LC Control Number98025867

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