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Islamic art and architecture in Libya

Islamic art and architecture in Libya

catalogue for the exhibition

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Published by The Committee in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Libya
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Islamic -- Libya -- Exhibitions,
    • Art -- Libya -- Exhibitions,
    • Architecture, Islamic -- Libya -- Exhibitions,
    • Architecture -- Libya -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[sponsored by the Libyan General Committee for Participation in the World of Islam Festival in co-operation with the Architectural Association, London] April 1976.
      ContributionsLibyan General Committee for Participation in the World of Islam Festival., Architectural Association (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7389 .I83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4598339M
      LC Control Number77361081

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