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9 edition of The unofficial guide to collecting antiques found in the catalog.

The unofficial guide to collecting antiques

by Sonia Weiss

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Published by IDG Books Worldwide in Foster City, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCollecting antiques
    StatementSonia Weiss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1125 .W39 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 478 p. ;
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6804144M
    ISBN 100028629221
    LC Control Number00266570
    OCLC/WorldCa43652721

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