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Roadside giants

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Roadside architecture -- United States.,
    • Mimetic architecture -- United States.,
    • Historic buildings -- United States.,
    • Commercial buildings -- United States.,
    • United States -- Description and travel.,
    • United States -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrian and Sarah Butko.
      ContributionsButko, Sarah.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.Z83 B88 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 90 p. :
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3396834M
      ISBN 100811732282
      ISBN 109780811732284
      LC Control Number2005009366
      OCLC/WorldCa58919955


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