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James Marston Fitch Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment by James Marston Fitch

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English

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ContributionsJane Jacobs (Foreword), Martica Sawin (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7454765M
ISBN 100393732290
ISBN 109780393732290

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