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7 edition of Formal Victorian found in the catalog.

Formal Victorian

by Ellen M. Plante

  • 67 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Friedman/Fairfax Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Victoriana in interior decoration.,
  • Architecture, Victorian.,
  • Interior architecture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEllen M. Plante.
    SeriesArchitecture & design library, Architecture and design library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2115.5.V53 P57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL963995M
    ISBN 101567992579
    LC Control Number96000214
    OCLC/WorldCa34115257

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