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American architectural styles, 1600-1940

R.T Panek

American architectural styles, 1600-1940

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Published by Architectural Styles in Dover, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.T. Panek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA705 P36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 leaves in various foliations.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19240242M


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