Library buildings of Britain and Europe an international study, with examples mainly from Britain and some from Europe and overseas. by Anthony Thompson

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Library buildings of Britain and Europe: an international study, with examples mainly from Britain and some from Europe and overseas. With contributions by specialists. Library buildings of Britain and Europe: an international study, with examples mainly from Britain and some from Europe and overseas.

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