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6 edition of The Galveston that was found in the catalog.

The Galveston that was

Howard Barnstone

The Galveston that was

by Howard Barnstone

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Texas -- Galveston,
  • Historic buildings -- Texas -- Galveston

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Ezra Stoller.
    ContributionsCartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-, Stoller, Ezra.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23265048M
    LC Control Number65025061

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