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Published by Barron"s in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969,
  • Design -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWerner Blaser.
ContributionsMies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1535.M44 B513 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3780515M
ISBN 100812054059
LC Control Number81020567

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