English dolls" houses of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by Vivien Greene

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Published by Scribner in New York .

Written in English

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  • Dollhouses -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Dollhouses -- England -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Vivien Greene.
LC ClassificationsNK4894.E5 G7 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4430409M
ISBN 100684162512
LC Control Number79063220

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