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Divertimento of Italian hilltowns =

Takahiko Sano

Divertimento of Italian hilltowns =

Toshi no tanoshimi, Itaria oka no machi

by Takahiko Sano

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Published by Process Architecture Pub. Co. in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Italy,
  • Cities and towns, Medieval -- Italy

  • Edition Notes

    English and Japanese

    Statementall texts and photos by Takahiko Sano
    SeriesProcess, architecture -- no. 67, Process, architecture -- no. 67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14419303M
    ISBN 104893310674

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