9 edition of An American architecture. found in the catalog.
An American architecture.
Frank Lloyd Wright
|Statement||Edited by Edgar Kaufmann.|
|Contributions||Walker, Donald D., donor.|
|LC Classifications||NA712 .W7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||269|
|LC Control Number||55012271|
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Find more information about: ISBN: X The first volume of a two-volume survey of American Architecture, this book covers architectural developments from Jamestown to the Civil War. Paperback Out of Print ISBN: pp. | 7 in x in September American Architecture book.
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