Under colonial roofs by Alvin Lincoln Jones

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Published by C.B. Webster in Boston .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1973. On 1 microfilm reel with other titles ; 35 mm. (American architectural books ; reel 49, no. 663).

Book details

Statementby Alvin Lincoln Jones ; illustrated by forty full-page photogravure plates from negatives by Charles B. Webster.
SeriesAmerican architectural books ;, reel 49, no. 663.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 69000 (N)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, 237 p., [40] leaves of plates
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3261952M
LC Control Number83182097

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