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Amsterdam architecture a guide

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Published by UitgeverijThoth in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- Amsterdam (Netherlands),
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Guus Kemme ; photographs by Jan Derwig.
ContributionsKemme, Guus., Derwig, Jan.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20700205M

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