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From baroque to rococo

Nicolas Powell

From baroque to rococo

an introduction to Austrian and German architecture from 1580 to 1790

by Nicolas Powell

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Baroque,
  • Architecture, Rococo,
  • Architecture -- Austria -- History,
  • Architecture -- Germany -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAustrian and German architecture from 1580 to 1790, Haeske collection.
    Statementby Nicolas Powell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p., [64] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13627867M
    LC Control Number63006653
    OCLC/WorldCa31372893

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From an exhibition July 6 - OctoKunstmuseum, Lucern. 1/2 inch wrinkled tear on bottom edge of cover, wear at top edge of spine, spine is soiled with 1" light stain.