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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Gothic.,
  • Architecture, Gothic.,
  • Aesthetics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAuthorized translation edited with an introd. by Sir Herbert Read.
SeriesSchocken paperbacks
ContributionsRead, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6310 .W6 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16067105M
LC Control Number63022688

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