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An introduction to Indian architecture

General Education Reading Material Series No. 5

by Charles Louis Fabri

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Published by Asia Publishing House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

New York: Asia Publ. House (1963). 104 S., dav. S. 69-96 Taf.
(Aligarh Muslim Univ. General education reading material Series. 5.).

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24865034M
OCLC/WorldCa641853753

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