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6 edition of The Houses of Greenwich Village found in the catalog.

The Houses of Greenwich Village

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interior design,
  • General,
  • Residential,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Architecture,
  • 19th century,
  • Architecture, Domestic,
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul Rocheleau (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11321799M
    ISBN 100810995204
    ISBN 109780810995208

    —Robert Edwards, "The Story of Greenwich Village, Part XII" in The Quill, January In Frank Shay's bookshop the boy book reviewers, newspaper columnists and juvenile cynics are defending Cabell and damning Sumner. While about the counters girls with slip-on dresses and ponderous horn glasses peep at tomes unexpurgated. —O. O.


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