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Slipware contemporary approaches by Michael Eden

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Published by A&C Black, University of Pennslvania Press in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index.

StatementMichael and Victoria Eden.
SeriesCeramics handbooks
ContributionsEden, Victoria.
LC ClassificationsNK4285 .E33 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL369758M
ISBN 100812234804
LC Control Number98030437

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