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American houses

American houses

a variety of original designs for rural buildings

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Published by The Author in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Domestic.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 40088)

    Statementillustrated by twenty-six colored engravings, with descriptive references.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40088.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[5]-6 p., 14 leaves, 26 plates
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17547758M

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