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Identifying American furniture a pictorial guide to styles and terms, colonial to contemporary by Milo M. Naeve

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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek [Calif.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Furniture -- United States -- Styles,
  • Furniture -- Expertising -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMilo M. Naeve.
SeriesAmerican Association for State and Local History book series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2405 .N28 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL814450M
ISBN 100761991387
LC Control Number95051848
OCLC/WorldCa33899050

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