Eighteenth century gold boxes of Europe by A. Kenneth Snowman

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Published by Boston Book and Art Shop in Boston, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Snuff boxes and bottles -- Exhibitions.,
  • Goldwork -- Europe

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-489) and index.

Book details

Statementby A. Kenneth Snowman ; with a foreword by Sir Sacherverell Sitwell ; and an appendix by Sir Francis Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK7103
The Physical Object
Pagination500 p., [300] p. of plates :
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20296956M
ISBN 101851490728

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