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Adobe houses

Kathryn Masson

Adobe houses

homes of sun and earth

by Kathryn Masson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adobe houses,
  • Interior decoration,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 239).

    StatementKathryn Masson ; photography by David Glomb ; introduction by Jarrell Clark Jackman
    ContributionsGlomb, David, photographer, Jackman, Jarrell C., writer of introduction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA7235.C2 M168 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 pages
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928079M
    ISBN 100847858448
    ISBN 109780847858446
    LC Control Number2016952483
    OCLC/WorldCa954104266


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