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Ernst May housing estates architectural guide to eight new Frankfort estates 1926-1930 by D. W. Dreysse

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Published by Fricke Verlag in Frankfurt am Main .
Written in English


  • May, Ernst.,
  • Planned communities -- Germany -- Frankfurt.

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Edition Notes

StatementDW Dreysse.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p.,9plates (some folding) :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16815640M
ISBN 103881841024

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