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3 edition of On architecture found in the catalog.

On architecture

Vitruvius Pollio

On architecture

in two volumes

by Vitruvius Pollio

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Published by Harvard University Press, Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVitruvius ; edited from the Harleian manuscript 2767 and translated into English by Frank Granger.
    SeriesLoeb classical library
    ContributionsGranger, Frank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA 6968 A1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21415345M

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