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English decoration and furniture an account of its development and characteristic form by Margaret Jourdain

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English


  • Interior decoration -- England,
  • Furniture -- England,
  • Decoration and ornament -- England

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Edition Notes

Statementby M. Jourdain.
SeriesLibrary of decorative art
LC ClassificationsNK2043 J861
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14766334M

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