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Early Russian architecture

Hubert Faensen

Early Russian architecture

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia,
  • Russia.
    • Subjects:
    • Church architecture -- Russia -- History.,
    • Church buildings -- Russia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHubert Faensen, Vladimir Ivanov ; photographs by Klaus G. Beyer ; translated [from the German] by Mary Whittall.
      ContributionsIvanov, Vladimir joint author., Beyer, Klaus G., 1922-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA5681 .F3313 1975b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination542 p. :
      Number of Pages542
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5253118M
      ISBN 100236176307
      LC Control Number75325999


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