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Architecture in the United States

Silliman, Benjamin

Architecture in the United States

an article in four parts.

by Silliman, Benjamin

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Published in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican journal of science and arts. Vols. 17 & 18.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40122.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination99-110, 249-273 p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13559747M
    LC Control Number87772711
    OCLC/WorldCa19251133

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