The Old house book of classic country houses Plans for traditional American dwellings (Old house books series) by Lawrence Grow

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Published by Main Street Press .

Written in English

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Number of Pages125
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Open LibraryOL8574586M
ISBN 10155562054X
ISBN 109781555620547

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