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Italian villas and gardens

Paul van der Ree

Italian villas and gardens

a corso di disegno

by Paul van der Ree

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Published by Thoth in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography.

Statementby Paul van der Ree, Gerrit Smienk and Clemens Steenbergen.
ContributionsSteenbergen, Clemens M., Smienk, Gerrit.
The Physical Object
Pagination298p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21377828M
ISBN 109068680137


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