Country Life Museum of the Lithuanian SSR
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Published by Mintis in Vilnius [U.S.S.R.] .
Written in English


  • Liaudies buities muziejus.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Lietuvos TSR Liaudies buities muziejus.

StatementPetras Vėlyvis, Regina Jakučiūnaitė, Nijolė Pliūraitė ; [translated from the Lithuanian by Olimpija Armalytė and Juozas Butkus].
ContributionsJakučiūnaitė, Regina, joint author., Pliūraitė, Nijolė, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGN36.L57 V4413
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4212960M
LC Control Number80492444

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