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2 edition of Living walls found in the catalog.

Living walls

Claire M. Barrows

Living walls

how to appreciate and install wallpaper and wall coverings

by Claire M. Barrows

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Wallcoverings Council in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wallpaper.,
  • Paperhanging.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 205-207.

    Statementby Claire M. Barrows. Edited and with an introd. by William Justema.
    ContributionsJustema, William, 1904- ed., Wallcoverings Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH8423 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5688458M
    LC Control Number70001054

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