The Illustrated dictionary of twentieth century designers

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Published by Headline in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Designers -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Design -- History -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.

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Book details

Statementintroduction by Peter Dormer.
ContributionsDormer, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK1166 .I45 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1637858M
ISBN 100747202680
LC Control Number91190020

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