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A History of Architecture by F. Kimball, G.H. Edgell

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A History of Architecture
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Publisher: Harper & brothers
ISBN/ASIN: 1112228543
Number of pages: 658

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The attempt has been made to present each style as a thing of growth and change, rather than as a formula based on the monuments of some supposed apogee, with respect to which the later forms have too often been treated as corrupt.

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