Historic buildings of Massachusetts photographs from the Historic American Buildings Survey. by Historic American Buildings Survey.

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SeriesScribner historic buildings series
LC ClassificationsNA730.M4 H57 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 141 p., [126] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4883273M
ISBN 100684145677, 068414560X
LC Control Number76012600

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