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European & American furniture & decorative arts June 7 & 8, 1995 in San Francisco by Butterfield & Butterfield

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Published by Butterfield & Butterfield in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English


  • Decorative arts -- Catalogs,
  • Furniture -- Catalogs

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Other titlesEuropean and American furniture and decorative arts in San Francisco
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18170932M

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