English costume from the second century B.C. to 1960
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English costume from the second century B.C. to 1960 with introductory chapters on the ancient civilisations. by Doreen Yarwood

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English


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First published 1952.

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Paginationxviii, 294p., [11] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20163346M

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