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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Exton, Pa .
Written in English

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  • Shaker architecture.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Herbert Schiffer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA710 .S28
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4432466M
ISBN 100916838250
LC Control Number79067266
OCLC/WorldCa5752936

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