French porcelain
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French porcelain

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


  • Porcelain, French

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Edition Notes

StatementHubert Landais ; translated from the French by Isabel and Florence McHugh ; photographs by E. Boudot-Lamotte.
LC ClassificationsNK4497.A1 L36
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14775624M

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