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English chair, its history and evolution.

Harris (M.) & Sons, London.

English chair, its history and evolution.

by Harris (M.) & Sons, London.

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chairs.,
  • Furniture -- England.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16650698M

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