Modern furniture making and design
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Modern furniture making and design by Rodney Hooper

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Published by The Manual arts press in Peoria, Ill .
Written in English


  • Furniture.,
  • Cabinetwork.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Rodney Hooper.
LC ClassificationsTS880 .H8 1939
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., v-viii, 160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14125289M

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