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Published by Edinburgh U. P. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City planning

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Percy Johnson-Marshall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA9031 .J6 1966a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii-vii, 374; [16] p.
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6013733M
LC Control Number66070137
OCLC/WorldCa4395766

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