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Collecting miniatures

Daphne Foskett

Collecting miniatures

by Daphne Foskett

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in (Woodbridge) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portrait miniatures, British -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaphne Foskett.
    ContributionsAntique Collectors" Club.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1337.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination498p. :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22311512M
    ISBN 100902028790

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