History of Costume
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History of Costume

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


  • Costume,
  • History,
  • Clothing and dress

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World of culture

The Physical Object
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8176940M
ISBN 100882251376
ISBN 109780882251370

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