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glossary of old lamps and lighting devices

Herbert C. Darbee

glossary of old lamps and lighting devices

by Herbert C. Darbee

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Published by American Association for State and Local History in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lamps.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Herbert C. Darbee.
    SeriesTechnical leaflet -- 30, Technical leaflet (American Association for State and Local History) -- 30
    ContributionsAmerican Association for State and Local History.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20754839M

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