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Raymond Hood, architect

form through function in the American skyscraper

by Kilham, Walter Harrington

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Published by Architectural Book Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 193-195.

    Statementby Walter H. Kilham, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.H57 K54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p.
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5419410M
    ISBN 100803802188
    LC Control Number73012395

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