The modern lampshade book by Dorothy M. Cox

Cover of: The modern lampshade book | Dorothy M. Cox

Published by Bell in London .

Written in English

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  • Lampshades.

Edition Notes

Label mounted on t.p.: Transatlantic Arts, Levittown, N.Y. sole distributor for the U.S.A.

Book details

Statement[by] Dorothy Cox ; illustrated by Denise Cox.
LC ClassificationsTT897 .C69
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5237514M
ISBN 100713517638
LC Control Number75308384

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