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Guide to Ecstacity

Nigel Coates

Guide to Ecstacity

by Nigel Coates

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Published by Laurence King in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coates, Nigel, -- 1949-,
  • Ecstacity,
  • Ecstacity (Imaginary place),
  • Cities and towns,
  • City and town life,
  • Architectural design

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNigel Coates.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination463 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618340M
    ISBN 10185669383X
    OCLC/WorldCa52566034

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