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The illustrated encyclopedia of Victoriana

Nancy Ruhling

The illustrated encyclopedia of Victoriana

a comprehensive guide to the designs, customs, and inventions of the Victorian era

by Nancy Ruhling

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Published by Running Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Victoriana in interior decoration,
  • Victoriana

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-204) and index.

    StatementNancy Ruhling & John Crosby Freeman.
    ContributionsFreeman, John C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2115.5.V53 R85 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1447670M
    ISBN 101561384054
    LC Control Number93087457
    OCLC/WorldCa31617163

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