Glass in architecture and decoration

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  • English
Architectural Press , London
Glass., Glass construction., Glass, Orname
Statement[by] Raymond McGrath and A. C. Frost.
ContributionsFrost, Albert Childerstone, joint author.
LC ClassificationsNA4140 .M3 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination712 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5867417M
LC Control Number62052150

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