Architectural terra cotta
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Architectural terra cotta brochure series. by National Terra Cotta Society.

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Published by National Terra Cotta Society in New York, Chicago [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Terra-cotta.

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LC ClassificationsNA3700 .N3
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL19013295M
LC Control Number15006243

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