Furniture care and conservation

by Robert F. McGiffin

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History in Nashville, Tenn

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Furniture -- Repairing.

Edition Notes

StatementRobert F. McGiffin, Jr. ; foreword by Caroline K. Keck.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTT199 .M4 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3500538M
ISBN 100910050627
LC Control Number82020781

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