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Published by Barnes & Noble in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English


  • Clothing and dress -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Ewing.
LC ClassificationsGT596 .E9 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2710784M
ISBN 100389206318
LC Control Number86003502

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