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A history of glassmaking

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Published by Foulis in Henley-on-Thames .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glass manufacture -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] R. W. Douglas and Susan Frank.
    ContributionsFrank, Susan, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP849 .D65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 213, [12] p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5319805M
    ISBN 100854291172
    LC Control Number72170233


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