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The image of the city by Kevin Lynch

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • City planning -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKevin Lynch.
ContributionsBrooks, Edna, donor., Joint Center for Urban Studies., Kenneth W. Brooks Book Collection.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17627402M
OCLC/WorldCa62140872

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