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Weather vanes

Charles Klamkin

Weather vanes

the history, design, and manufacture of an American folk art.

by Charles Klamkin

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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Weather vanes -- United States,
    • Folk art -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 201.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK9585 .K54 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 209 p.
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5409954M
      LC Control Number73000352

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