5 edition of Design and color in Islamic architecture found in the catalog.
Design and color in Islamic architecture
Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss
Bibliography: p. 309-312.
|Statement||[by] Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss. Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, photography. Donald N. Wilber, introd.|
|Series||Smithsonian publication 4741|
|Contributions||Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, 1912- illus.|
|LC Classifications||NA3573 .S4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||312|
|LC Control Number||68028138|
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