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Published by Red Angel Press in Bremen, Maine, New York City .
Written in English


  • Villa Rotonda (Vicenza, Italy),
  • Architecture -- Early works to 1800,
  • Paper sculpture -- Specimens

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesPalladio
StatementAndrea Palladio ; translated by Robert Tavernor & Richard Schofield.
GenreEarly works to 1800, Specimens
ContributionsKeller, Ronald., Red Angel Press, Press Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsNA2515 .P2532 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 14. [2] p. (last leaf folded) :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23578708M
LC Control Number2009439056

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