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Masterpieces of English furniture and clocks

R. W. Symonds

Masterpieces of English furniture and clocks

a study of walnut and mahogany furniture, and of the associated crafts of the looking-glass maker and japanner, together with an account of Thomas Tompion and o ther famous clock-makers of the 17th and 18th centuries

by R. W. Symonds

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Published by Studio Editions in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsim of ed. published London : Batsford, 1940.

Statementby R.W. Symo nds ; introduction by Jerome Phillips.
The Physical Object
PaginationsuR4.184. Ill.(some col.). n.e.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21942033M
ISBN 101851700684
OCLC/WorldCa17676582

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