3 edition of The picturesque architecture of Switzerland found in the catalog.
The picturesque architecture of Switzerland
|Statement||drawn and engraved by A. and E. Varin.|
|Series||American architectural books ;, reel 99, no. 1299.|
|Contributions||Varin, Eugène Napoléon, b. 1831.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 69000 (N)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||10 p.,  leaves of plates|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||83210558|
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