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Style follows function architecture of Marcus T. Reynolds by Eugene J. Johnson

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Published by Washington Park Press, Mount Ida Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Reynolds, Marcus T. 1869-1937. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Eclecticism in architecture -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-118) and index.

StatementEugene J. Johnson ; with photographs by Ralph Lieberman.
ContributionsLieberman, Ralph.
LC ClassificationsNA737.R48 J65 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1415021M
ISBN 10188132401X
LC Control Number93024456

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