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2 edition of Original Fiske weather vanes found in the catalog.

Original Fiske weather vanes

J.W. Fiske Architectural Metals.

Original Fiske weather vanes

century old designs in hand hammered copper finished in enduring 22K gold leaf.

by J.W. Fiske Architectural Metals.

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Published by J.W. Fiske Architectural Metals in Paterson, N.J .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 90/06503 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2001589M
LC Control Number90888680

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