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285 years of British craftsmanship

John Flanders

285 years of British craftsmanship

(the firm of Toye, Kenning & Spencer).

by John Flanders

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Published by World Trade Magazines Ltd., etc.) in (Kent, Eng., etc .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsToye, Kenning & Spencer Ltd.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unp.aged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20290045M

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