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Contemporary church architecture. by Reinhard Gieselmann

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Church architecture.,
  • Synagogue architecture.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.

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English and German.

LC ClassificationsNA4825 .G52
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451985M
ISBN 100500340552
LC Control Number73154049

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