Sturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building: An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition
Volume 1 of monumental 3-volume classic offers comprehensive and detailed coverage of architectural terms, individuals, and national styles. Total in set: over 100 photographs and more than 1,000 illustrations. Bibliography.
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