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The rise of an American architecture

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Published [for] The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York [by] Pall Mall P. , London
Architecture -- United States -- 19th century, Architecture, Modern -- 20th ce

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Statementby Henry-Russell Hitchcock [& others]; edited with an introduction & exhibition notes by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
ContributionsHitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-, Kaufmann, Edgar, 1910- ed., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA710 .R5 1970b
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 241 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5743541M
ISBN 100269027106
LC Control Number70873627

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