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Architecture in America

a photographic history from the colonial period to the present
  • 179 Pages
  • 2.70 MB
  • English
Atheneum , New York
Architecture -- United States -- Pictorial w


United S

Statementby Wayne Andrews.
LC ClassificationsNA705 .A53 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination179, [6] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4538134M
ISBN 100689705492
LC Control Number77004273

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