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dictionary of English furniture

from the Middle Ages to the late Georgian period

by Percy Macquoid

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in Wappingers" Falls, N.Y, [Great Britain] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- England -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    This ed. originally published: London, Country Life, 1954. - Previous ed.: 1924-1927.

    Statementby Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards ; revised and enlarged by Ralph Edwards.
    ContributionsEdwards, Ralph, 1894-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22480342M
    ISBN 101851493441, 185149345X, 1851493468, 1851493476

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