Robin Boyd a life by Serle, Geoffrey.

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Boyd, Robin.,
  • Architects -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • International style (Architecture) -- Australia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-353) and index.

Book details

StatementGeoffrey Serle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1605.B69 S47 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20736418M
ISBN 100522847420
OCLC/WorldCa38390591

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