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9 edition of American architects from the First World War to the present found in the catalog.

American architects from the First World War to the present

a guide to information sources

by Lawrence Wodehouse

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- Bibliography,
    • Architects -- United States -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementLawrence Wodehouse.
      GenreBibliography.
      SeriesArt and architecture information guide series ; v. 4, Gale information guide library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5944.U5 W635
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5049306M
      ISBN 100810312700
      LC Control Number74010259


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