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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 Prestel, distributed by Thames & Hudson in Munich, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Italy.,
  • Architecture, Renaissance -- Italy.,
  • Gardens, Renaissance -- Italy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul van der Ree, Gerrit Smienk, and Clemens Steenbergen.
    ContributionsSmienk, G., Steenbergen, Clemens M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22444105M
    ISBN 103791311816

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