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Published by The Architectural Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City planning,
  • City planning -- England

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGordon Cullen.
ContributionsBrooks, Kenneth W., 1917-1996, signer., Brooks, Edna, donor., Kenneth W. Brooks Book Collection.
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17627799M
OCLC/WorldCa62589693

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