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exhibition of school furniture in the vernacular tradition (a catalogue) by Christopher Gilbert

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Published by (Leeds City Council) in Leeds .
Written in English


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StatementChristopher Gilbert.
ContributionsLeeds City Art Gallery.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21402247M

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