McDowell"s directory of twentieth century fashion by Colin McDowell

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Published by F. Muller in London .

Written in English

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  • Fashion -- Biography.

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Includes index.

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Other titlesDirectory of twentieth century fashion., Directory of 20th century fashion., Twentieth century fashion., 20th century fashion.
StatementColin McDowell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTT505.A1 M37 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2936087M
ISBN 100584110707
LC Control Number84173286

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