English furniture designs of the eighteenth century
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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Furniture -- England -- History -- 18th century

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. viii.

Statementby Peter Ward-Jackson.
ContributionsWard-Jackson, P. W.
LC ClassificationsNK2529 .V47
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5785006M
LC Control Number59044906

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