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How to be your own architect

by Murray C. Goddard

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Tab Books in Blue Ridge Summit, PA .
Written in English

  • Architecture, Domestic -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMurray C. Goddard and Mike and Ruth Wolverton.
    ContributionsWolverton, Mike., Wolverton, Ruth.
    LC ClassificationsNA7115 .G54 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2540929M
    ISBN 100830607900, 0830617906
    LC Control Number85022214

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