The twentieth century American house

masterworks of residential architecture
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Thames and Hudson , London
Architecture, Domestic -- United States., Architecture -- United States -- 20th century., Architecture -- United St
Other titles20th century American house, American masterworks.
Statementedited by Kenneth Frampton and David Larkin ; text by Kenneth Frampton.
ContributionsLarkin, David, 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA7208 .F68 1995b
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20753521M
ISBN 100500341435

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