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American space

John Brinkerhoff Jackson

American space

the centennial years, 1865-1876.

by John Brinkerhoff Jackson

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination254p., [16]p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13712870M

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