Modern American homes by Hermann Valentin von Holst

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Published by American technical society in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Domestic Architecture,
  • Designs and plans

Book details

LC ClassificationsNA7127 .H72
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l.,
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26268770M
LC Control Number12022524

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