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Andrea Palladio and the winged desire : a panorama painted in prose and pictures setting forth the far-flung influence of Andrea Palladio, Architect of Vicenza, Italy, 1518-1580, on architecture all over the world, from his own era to the present day by James Reynolds

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Published by Creative Age Press in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby James Reynolds, illustrated with drawings by the author and with photographs.
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Open LibraryOL19216641M

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