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Design in the fifties

when everyone went modern

by George H. Marcus

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Published by Prestel in Munich, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 154) and index.

    StatementGeorge H. Marcus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1390 .M27 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL343805M
    ISBN 103791319396
    LC Control Number98002743

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