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California crazy

Jim Heimann

California crazy

roadside vernacular architecture

by Jim Heimann

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Published by Chronicle Books in California .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJim Heimann and Rip Georges.
ContributionsGeorges, Rip.
The Physical Object
Pagination139p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21432059M

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