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An American Architecture

Edgar Kaufman

An American Architecture

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Horizon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Architecture, American,
  • Architecture, Modern,
  • 20th century,
  • Architecture,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9499654M
    ISBN 100818000066
    ISBN 109780818000065


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