A dictionary of antiques by Mary Gladys Steel Baker

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Published by W. & R. Chambers in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Furniture -- Collectors and collecting.,
  • Art objects -- Collectors and collecting.

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Book details

Statementby Sheila Stuart (Mrs. Howard Baker)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1125 .B33 1953
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p.
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6151991M
LC Control Number54004571
OCLC/WorldCa1247090

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