Gothic revival encaustic tiles
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Gothic revival encaustic tiles by Anne Grace

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Written in English


  • Tiles, Victorian.

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StatementAnne Grace.
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Pagination[13] leaves :
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL18356468M

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