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Published by Hallwag in Berne .
Written in English


  • Meissen porcelain.

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Edition Notes

McLeish coll.

StatementSiegfried Ducret ; [English translation by Marjorie Gibson Caig].
SeriesOrbis pictus -- 13
LC ClassificationsNK4380 D813
The Physical Object
Pagination[28] p., 19 p. of plates :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18803241M

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