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Published by MetroBooks in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Skyscrapers.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 19th century.,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 118) and index.

Statementby Ben Sonder.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA6230 .S63 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33463M
ISBN 101567998283
LC Control Number99016236
OCLC/WorldCa41504503

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