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A history of the umbrella

Crawford, T. S.

A history of the umbrella

by Crawford, T. S.

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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Umbrellas.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 202-211.

    Statement[by] T. S. Crawford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT2210 .C7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4446327M
    ISBN 100800839110
    LC Control Number79108273
    OCLC/WorldCa75756

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