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Houses by mail

a guide to houses from Sears, Roebuck, and Company

by Katherine H. Stevenson

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Published by Preservation Press, John Wiley in [Washington, D.C.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sears, Roebuck and Company.,
    • Prefabricated houses -- United States.,
    • Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Designs and plans.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKatherine Cole Stevenson, H. Ward Jandl.
      ContributionsJandl, H. Ward.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH4819.P7 S74 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination361 p. :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL981188M
      ISBN 100471143944
      LC Control Number96018762

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Stonesong Press book." Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations. In , Tiffany's Blue Book was the first mail-order catalogue in the United States. In , Aaron Montgomery Ward of Chicago produced a mail-order catalogue for his Montgomery Ward mail order business. By buying goods and then reselling them directly to customers, Aaron Montgomery Ward was consequently removing the middlemen at the general store and to the .

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