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Hispanic furniture from the fifteenth through the eighteenth century.

Grace Hardenorff Burr

Hispanic furniture from the fifteenth through the eighteenth century.

by Grace Hardenorff Burr

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Published by Archive Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

1st ed., 1941.

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Open LibraryOL21877639M

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Hispanic furniture from the fifteenth through the eighteenth century by Grace Hardenorff Burr Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hispanic furniture, from the fifteenth through the eighteenth century. [Grace Hardendorff Burr]. Hispanic Furniture From the 15th Through the 18th Century by Grace Hardenddorff Burr. New York: The Archive Press, 2nd edition hardcover with dust jacket.

A book about the furniture of Spain from the Gothic 15th c to the close of the Rococo 18th with a special chapter on Portuguese colonial : Grace Hardendorff Burr. A second edition hardcover copy of Hispanic Furniture: From the Fifteenth Through the Eighteenth Century by Grace Hardendorff Burr.

Published by The Archive Press of New York inthis book features a variety of black and white images of various styles of furniture.

The book is signed in blue ink by Burr on the title page. Hispanic Furniture from the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century by Grace Hardendorff Burr. Revised and enlarged 2nd edition published by the Archive Press in The 1st edition came out in The book pages and binding are in very good condition, the white linen cover is soiled, the edges are good, and the original dust cover has some tears beneath the clear Brodart cover.

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