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Americans inParis

Brian N. Morton

Americans inParis

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Published by Quill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic buildings -- France -- Paris -- Guide-books.,
  • Americans -- France -- Paris -- History.,
  • Paris (France) -- Description -- 1975- -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian N. Morton.
    SeriesAmericans abroad series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC708
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 289 p., (63) p. of plates :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21618576M
    ISBN 100688065090


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