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Contemporary use of stone in buildings

Mary Ellen Huls

Contemporary use of stone in buildings

a bibliography

by Mary Ellen Huls

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stone buildings -- Bibliography.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Ellen Huls.
    SeriesArchitecture series--bibliography,, A 2011
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5943.S76 H853 1988, NA4130 H853 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2129466M
    ISBN 101555907210
    LC Control Number88192315


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