The collector"s dictionary of clocks by H. Alan Lloyd

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Published by A.S. Barnes in South Brunswick, N.J .

Written in English

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Statementby H. Alan Lloyd.
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Pagination214p. :
Number of Pages214
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Open LibraryOL17422944M
ISBN 100498062791
OCLC/WorldCa470783425

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