Glass of the world by George Savage

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Published by Galahad Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Glassware.

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StatementGeorge Savage.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK5104 .S28 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5252140M
LC Control Number75324901

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