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English period furniture an account of the evolution of furniture from 1500 to 1850. by Charles Harold Hayward

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Published by Evans Bros. in London .
Written in English


  • Furniture, English.

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Edition Notes

SeriesWoodworker handbooks
LC ClassificationsNK2529 .H44 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6257857M
LC Control Number58033297

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