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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Silverwork -- Great Britain -- Identification.,
  • Hallmarks -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementT.R. Poole.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK7143 .P58 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2135044M
ISBN 100747500924
LC Control Number88200995

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