Frank Lloyd Wright"s Fallingwater
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Frank Lloyd Wright"s Fallingwater the house and its history by Donald Hoffmann

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959,
  • Kaufmann family -- Homes and haunts,
  • Fallingwater (Pa.),
  • Usonian houses -- Pennsylvania

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Donald Hoffmann ; with an introd. by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA737.W7 H6
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4566042M
ISBN 100486236714
LC Control Number77081471

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