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Observations on American architecture

Ivan Chermayeff

Observations on American architecture

by Ivan Chermayeff

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ivan Chermayeff with photographs by Elliott Erwitt.
      ContributionsErwitt, Elliott, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA705 .C43 1972b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3-143 p.
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5470635M
      ISBN 100500340536
      LC Control Number73173706
      OCLC/WorldCa731675

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