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America"s traditional crafts by Shaw, Robert

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Published by Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Distributed by Macmillan Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Arts and crafts movement -- United States,
  • Handicraft -- United States,
  • Indian art -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Shaw.
LC ClassificationsNK805 .S5 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1145813M
ISBN 10088363693X
LC Control Number94117461

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