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The History of American dress.

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Published by B. Blom in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Clothing and dress -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[General editor: Alexander Wyckoff.
      ContributionsWyckoff, Alexander, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT605 .H64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5948641M
      LC Control Number65020869


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