7 edition of America"s architectural roots found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Dell Upton.|
|Series||Building watchers series|
|Contributions||Upton, Dell., National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.|
|LC Classifications||NA705 .A493 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||193 p. :|
|Number of Pages||193|
|LC Control Number||86025165|
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