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Towards post-modernism

design since 1851

by Collins, Michael

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Published by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design -- History -- 19th century,
  • Design -- History -- 20th century,
  • Designers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Collins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1370 .C65 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2265148M
    ISBN 100714105481
    LC Control Number89149563

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