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Clear exposition of Bhutanese architecture

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Published by Chang Dorji in Thimphu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bhutanese architecture.,
  • Building -- Social aspects -- Bhutan.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 222).

    StatementChang Dorji ; translation, Sonam Kinga.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1510.8.B47 C3613 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 223 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19429364M
    ISBN 109993660418
    LC Control Number2007340810

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