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18th century English furniture

Christopher Claxton Stevens

18th century English furniture

the Norman Adams Collection

by Christopher Claxton Stevens

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in Suffolk .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norman Adams Collection.

  • Edition Notes

    First edition 1983.

    StatementChristopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington.
    ContributionsWhittington, Stewart.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13806411M

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