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A history of American architecture as illustrated by buildings of Greater Boston

Ella Gertrude Finn

A history of American architecture as illustrated by buildings of Greater Boston

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1943.

The Physical Object
Pagination171 p.
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25577518M

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