4 edition of Observations on American architecture found in the catalog.
Observations on American architecture
|Statement||by Ivan Chermayeff with photographs by Elliott Erwitt.|
|Contributions||Erwitt, Elliott, illus.|
|LC Classifications||NA705 .C43 1972b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||143|
|LC Control Number||73173706|
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