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Historic architecture of the Virgin Islands.

Historic architecture of the Virgin Islands.

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Published by Historic American Buildings Survey, Eastern Office, Design and Construction, National Park Service in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic buildings -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Catalogs.,
    • Architecture, Tropical -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Catalogs.,
    • Architecture, Colonial -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSelection from the Historic American Buildings Survey ;, no. 1, Selections from the Historic American Buildings Survey ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsHistoric American Buildings Survey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA705 .A25 no. 1, NA815.V5 .A25 no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 leaves in various foliations, [10] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3919805M
      LC Control Number81601031

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