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Published by Vendome Press in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933 -- Catalogs.,
  • Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Lamps -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Glass lampshades -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Catalogs.,
  • Decoration and ornament -- United States -- Art nouveau -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Martin Eidelberg ... [et al.] ; special photography by Colin Cooke.
ContributionsEidelberg, Martin P., Cooke, Colin.
LC ClassificationsNK5198.T52 A4 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3392752M
ISBN 100865651639
LC Control Number2005002323

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