Made in the Middle Ages by Christine Price

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Published by Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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  • Medieval Art,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Medieval Decorative arts,
  • Middle Ages

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Text and illustrations examine the clothing, weapons, household goods, and religious articles made and used between 1000 and 1500 A.D.

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StatementWritten and illustrated by Christine Price
LC ClassificationsNK700 .P7
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24710845M
LC Control Number61012453

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