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Shaker architecture

Herbert Schiffer

Shaker architecture

by Herbert Schiffer

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Published by Schiffer Pub in Exton, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Shaker.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 185.

    Statementcompiled by Herbert Schiffer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA710
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22232516M
    ISBN 100916838250
    OCLC/WorldCa5752936

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