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Unpacking my library

Unpacking my library

architects and their books

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architects -- Books and reading,
  • Best books

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jo Steffens ; featuring an essay by Walter Benjamin.
    ContributionsSteffens, Jo., Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2597 .U56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230387M
    ISBN 109780300158939
    LC Control Number2009020150

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