Mexican architecture
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Mexican architecture domestic, civil & ecclesiastical by Atlee Bernard Ayres

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Published by W. Helburn, inc. in New York .
Written in English



  • Mexico.


  • Architecture -- Mexico

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Edition Notes

Statementphotographs & text by Atlee B. Ayres, four hundred twenty-six illustrations.
LC ClassificationsNA750 .A8
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 150 pl. on 75 l.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6691578M
LC Control Number26013863

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