Carving early American weathervanes 16 decorative projects by Anthony Hillman

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Published by Dover in New York .

Written in English

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  • Wood-carving -- Patterns.,
  • Weather vanes.

Edition Notes

Col. ill. on lining papers.

Book details

Statementby Anthony Hillman.
LC ClassificationsTT199.7 .H54 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 16 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2715861M
ISBN 10048625223X
LC Control Number86008933

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