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11 edition of The National Trust guide to Art Deco in America found in the catalog.

The National Trust guide to Art Deco in America

by David Gebhard

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Art deco (Architecture) -- United States,
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-266) and index.

      Other titlesArt Deco in America
      StatementDavid Gebhard.
      ContributionsNational Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA712.5.A7 G4 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982304M
      ISBN 100471143863
      LC Control Number96019948

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