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Patent furniture in America from 1850 to 1890

Jennifer Fairchild

Patent furniture in America from 1850 to 1890

a study of counter-heroic tendencies in American invention

by Jennifer Fairchild

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Published in 1969 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jennifer Fairchild.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40406 (N)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiii, 229 leaves
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2162564M
LC Control Number88893825


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