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Sotheby"s guide to American furniture by Patricia Petraglia

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Furniture -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGuide to American furniture
StatementPatricia P. Petraglia ; illustrations by Christopher Ulrich.
LC ClassificationsNK2405 .P48 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1269211M
ISBN 100684806819
LC Control Number95000321

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