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Building Early America Proceedings of the Symposium Held at Philadelphia to Celebrate the 250th Birthday of the Carpenter"s Company of the City & County of Philadelphia by Charles E. Peterson

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art / Architecture

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10859781M
ISBN 100756799996
ISBN 109780756799991

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