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Restoring and renovating old houses

Wharton W. Parker

Restoring and renovating old houses

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Remodeling.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] W. W. Parker.
    SeriesAn Exposition-banner book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4816 .P37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5310698M
    ISBN 100682475939
    LC Control Number72094859
    OCLC/WorldCa609436


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