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John Lautner, architect edited by Frank Escher ; designed by Lorraine Wild.

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California, Southern

Subjects:

  • Lautner, John, 1911- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- California, Southern -- Themes, motives

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEscher, Frank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA737.L37 J65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL349993M
ISBN 101568981422
LC Control Number98009325

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