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The Oxford companion to the decorative arts

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decorative arts -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 851-865.

    Statementedited by Harold Osborne.
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    ContributionsOsborne, Harold, 1905-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK30 .O93 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 865 p. :
    Number of Pages865
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2856524M
    ISBN 100192818635
    LC Control Number84019072

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