early furniture of French Canada by Jean Palardy

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Furniture, French-Canadian -- History.

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Statementtranslated from the French by Eric McLean.
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Pagination411 p. :
Number of Pages411
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Open LibraryOL17556073M

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