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Old barns in the New World reconstructing history by Richard W. Babcock

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Published by Berkshire House Publishers in Lee, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • New England.,
  • New England

Subjects:

  • Babcock, Richard W.,
  • Carpenters -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Barns -- Conservation and restoration -- New England.,
  • Building, Wooden -- New England -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-188) and index.

StatementRichard W. Babcock and Lauren R. Stevens.
ContributionsStevens, Lauren R., 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH140.B33 A3 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL984187M
ISBN 100936399791
LC Control Number96021932
OCLC/WorldCa34731380

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