Great Architecture of the World
John Julius Norwich
Bonanza Books, 1978 - Architecture - 288 pages
Describes and illustrates, with photographs, cut-away drawings, and plans, man's greatest architectural achievements from the Pyramids of Giza to the Sydney, Australia, Opera House, explaining all of the world's major architectural styles
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