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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English


  • City planning -- Great Britain.,
  • Garden cities -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 195-198.

Statementby Frederic J. Osborn. Foreword by Lewis Mumford.
LC ClassificationsNA9185 .O76 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 203 p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16737482M

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