Gilbert Rohde modern design for modern living by Phyllis Ross

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rohde, Gilbert, -- 1894-1944 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Furniture design -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Modernism (Aesthetics) -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPhyllis Ross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2439.R63 R67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17030308M
ISBN 109780300120646
LC Control Number2008032168

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