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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- India.,
  • Architecture, Islamic -- India.

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Edition Notes

StatementEnglish translation: Ann E. Keep.
SeriesLiving architecture
LC ClassificationsNA1502 .V613
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17754953M

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