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house that Jill built after Jack"s had proved a failure by Eugene Clarence Gardner

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Published by Adams in Springfield, Mass .
Written in English


  • Architecture, Domestic.

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Edition Notes

Statementa book on home architecture, by E. C. Gardner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14366241M

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