Architecture of Minneapolis parks by Albert D. Wittman

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

Book details

StatementAlbert D. Wittman
SeriesImages of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF614.M57 A29 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522853M
ISBN 10073856026X
ISBN 109780738560267
LC Control Number2009937346
OCLC/WorldCa500822635

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