Norwegian architecture, past and present. by Guthorm Kavli

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Published by Dreyers Forlag in Oslo .

Written in English

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  • Architecture -- Norway -- History

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Includes bibliography.

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LC ClassificationsNA1261 K3 1958A
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Pagination147 p.
Number of Pages147
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Open LibraryOL14823961M

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