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  • Architecture -- Designs and plans,
  • Architecture, Georgian,
  • Architecture, Colonial,
  • Architecture -- United States

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Statementby Frank E. Wallis, David A. Gregg, Claude Fayette Bragdon ... [et al.].
GenreDesigns and plans.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 v. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL17632323M

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