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The architecture of bridges

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Published by Published for the Museum of Modern Art, by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statement[by] Elizabeth B. Mock. New York, Museum of Modern Art.
LC ClassificationsTG15 .K3 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5707526M
ISBN 100405015682
LC Control Number70169309

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