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The World"s Greatest Buildings

by Henry J. Cowan

  • 121 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Fog City Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8907022M
    ISBN 101740895800
    ISBN 109781740895804
    OCLC/WorldCa126856656

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This book covers great buildings, giving each one two pages and a few images. There are all the obvious choices for great structures--the Great Wall, the Empire State Building, Versaille, etc. What I enjoyed the most was filling in the cultural gaps in my knowledge: 26 of the structures/buildings were unfamiliar to me.5/5(7).

My son brought this book home from the school library to read: he loves architecture and buildings. We've read a number of books in this series by Dorling Kindersley, so we thought it would be fun to read together.

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