British art and design, 1900-1960
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British art and design, 1900-1960 a collection in the making by Victoria and Albert Museum

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Published by V&A in [London] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • London


  • Victoria and Albert Museum -- Catalogs.,
  • Art, British -- 20th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Decorative arts -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Art -- England -- London -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

StatementVictoria & Albert Museum.
LC ClassificationsN6768 .V53 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2946588M
ISBN 100905209575
LC Control Number84186690

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