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French cathedarals

Martin HuМ€rlimann

French cathedarals

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cathedrals -- France.,
  • Architecture, Gothic -- France.

  • Edition Notes

    Photos. by M. Hürlimann introductory text by J. Bony.

    Statement(by) Martin Hürlimann (and) JeanBony. Descriptive notes by Peter Meyer.
    SeriesA Studio book
    ContributionsBony, Jean., Meyer, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA5543
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19203821M


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Floor plans and diagrams of the cathedrals are included. Joseph Pennell was born in and died in France - France - The age of cathedrals and Scholasticism: Religious faith began to assume a new coloration after and evolved along those lines in the 11th and 12th centuries.

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