5 edition of Marks of opulence found in the catalog.
Marks of opulence
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||N5240 .P57 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 330 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||330|
|LC Control Number||2004444497|
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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made This Is A New Release Of The Original : Kessinger Publishing Company.