An Inquiry Into the Principles of Beauty in Grecian Architecture: With an Historical View of the Rise and Progress of the Art in Greece
John Weale, 1860 - 110 pages
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An Inquiry Into the Principles of Beauty in Grecian Architecture
George Hamilton Gordon Aberdeen
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