Burnham of Chicago, architect and planner by Thomas S. Hines

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

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  • Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912

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StatementThomas S. Hines.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA737.B85 H56
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5070611M
ISBN 100195018362
LC Control Number74079625

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