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New towns: building cities from scratch

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Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Howard, Ebenezer, Sir, 1850-1928.,
  • City planning -- Juvenile literature.,
  • City planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 145-146.

    Statementby Martha E. Munzer and John Vogel, Jr.
    ContributionsVogel, John, 1950- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .M84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5041081M
    ISBN 100394826736, 0394926730
    LC Control Number74000158


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