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Published by Italian Trade Centre, Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association (A.N.C.I.) in London, Milan .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Exhibition catalogue.

ContributionsItalian Trade Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14256770M

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