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social history of furniture design from B. C. 1300 to A. D. 1960 by John Edwards Gloag

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


  • Furniture -- History.,
  • Civilization -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 192.

Statementby John Gloag.
LC ClassificationsNK2270 .G55 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6016080M
LC Control Number66073744

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