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Published by Williams & Norgate in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Patrick Geddes ; edited by the Outlook Tower Association, Edinburgh, and the Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction, London.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 241p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946507M

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