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Contributions of designers to contemporary furniture design.

Mary Jo Weal

Contributions of designers to contemporary furniture design.

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Written in English

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  • Furniture design.

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    Pagination2 v. (969 ℗ .) :
    Number of Pages969
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    Open LibraryOL14255947M


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