6 edition of The American country house found in the catalog.
The American country house
Moss, Roger W.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.
|Statement||Roger W. Moss.|
|LC Classifications||NA7561 .M67 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||243 p. :|
|Number of Pages||243|
|LC Control Number||90004362|
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