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How to read a dress a guide to changing fashion from the 16th to the 20th century by Lydia Edwards

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fashion,
  • Women"s clothing,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-205) and index.

StatementLydia Edwards
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT1720 .E39 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination211 pages
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27235212M
ISBN 101472533275, 1472534522
ISBN 109781472533272, 9781472534521
LC Control Number2016029748
OCLC/WorldCa952700855

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