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Design of cities

Edmund N. Bacon

Design of cities

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Space (Architecture),
  • Harmony (Aesthetics)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 291-292.

    Statement[by] Edmund N. Bacon.
    SeriesA Studio book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA9050 .B22
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5992594M
    LC Control Number66023826

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