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The impecunious house restorer

John T. Kirk

The impecunious house restorer

personal vision & historic accuracy

by John T. Kirk

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.,
    • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn T. Kirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7205 .K57 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 204 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2868568M
      ISBN 100394724097, 0394530519
      LC Control Number84047510

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