5 edition of American public buildings of today found in the catalog.
American public buildings of today
Randolph Williams Sexton
|Statement||edited by R.W. Sexton ... foreword by William Adams Delano .|
|LC Classifications||NA4208 .S4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 p. ., 209 p.|
|Number of Pages||209|
|LC Control Number||32001060|
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American Public Buildings of Today. New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc., First Edition. Quarto. Foreword by William Adams Delano. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs and architectural line drawings of city halls, court houses, municipal buildings, fire stations, libraries, museums and park buildings.
American commercial buildings of today;: Skyscrapers, office buildings, banks, private business buildings, stores and shops, Hardcover – by R.
W Sexton (Author)Author: R. W Sexton. Get this from a library. American public buildings of today; city halls--court houses--municipal buildings--fire stations--libraries--museums--park buildings.
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