Repairing and reviving furniture
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Published by Prentice-Hall of Canada in Scarborough, Ont .
Written in English


  • Furniture -- Repairing.,
  • Furniture finishing.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPrentice-Hall/Reston editorial staff.
ContributionsReston Publishing Company.
LC ClassificationsTT199 .P73 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4948486M
ISBN 100136145523
LC Control Number76376474

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